By Kyle Spencer, NY Times, May 12, 2013
Weiling Zhang, a sophomore at the Léman Manhattan Preparatory School, yearned to communicate with more conviction and verve than her peers back home—the “American way,” she said.
Yijia Shi, a freshman, wanted to increase her chances of an acceptance…
sui generis \soo-eye-JEN-uh-ris\ adjective
: constituting a class alone : unique, peculiar
Among history’s greats, Leonardo da Vinci is often considered sui generis—a man of such stupendous genius that the world may never see his like again.
English contains many terms that…