Li Yang visits individual 'Crazy English' classes to give students some personal tuition on their English. Students range from young school children to adults. Each class has an English speaking foreigner assisting the class teacher. To his fans, Li is less a language teacher than a testament to the promise of self-transformation. In the two decades since he began teaching, at age nineteen, he has appeared before millions of Chinese adults and children. He routinely teaches in arenas to classes of twenty thousand people. Some fans travel for days to see him. The most ardent students opts for a "diamond degree" ticket, which includes bonus small group sessions with Li. The list price for those seats is 250 USD a day - about a full month's wages for the average Chinese worker.