Desert Vista student helping people worldwide

Posted at 6:12 AM, Mar 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-13 09:12:13-04

A Desert Vista High School student is making waves all around the world -- all from his Ahwatukee living room!

Simon Shen created a webpage called With 900,000 hits, it's become a useful tool for people around the world who are trying to learn English, from China to Saudi Arabia to Colombia.

It features podcasts, a word of the day, and a chat where volunteers correct your language skills. And the best part is it's 100 percent free.

Head to for more information and to check it out for yourself.