English pronunciation - "If you can pronounce correctly every word in this poem, you will be speaking English better than of the native English speakers in the world." My high school English teacher had us read this the first week of school.
At I know I'm never going to be able to read all the books I want to read before I die. I wish more people would turn off the TV and pick up a book. Maybe this world would be a better place if people were better educated.