The 1% Coaching Method – Quick Vocabulary Wins

One area of English where you can ALWAYS make quick, effective improvements is vocabulary. With English vocabulary, a great place to start making improvements is “collocations”. These are words which naturally go with other words. So, for example, we say “apply for a job” (not “ask for a job”) or “a dream job” (not “aContinue reading “The 1% Coaching Method – Quick Vocabulary Wins”

The 1% Coaching Method – Quick Pronunciation Wins

Following on from my post about quick grammar wins, I wanted to share with you some ways that you can quickly improve your pronunciation to make a big overall impact. Pronunciation is a huge area of English, and it’s also an area where people feel most anxious. But first of all – remember that havingContinue reading “The 1% Coaching Method – Quick Pronunciation Wins”

The 1% Coaching Method – Quick Grammar Wins

Last week I published an article on LinkedIn about how the 1% coaching method works for non-native English professionals. You can read it here: The 1% Coaching Method And Why It Works For Non-Native Professionals How the method works is by improving small details by 1% rather than focussing on doing one thing 100% better. SoContinue reading “The 1% Coaching Method – Quick Grammar Wins”

3 Expert Strategies For When You Make Mistakes In English

Mistakes are an inevitable part of learning a language. Or, in fact, learning anything at all. We learn something new, test it by using it, make a mistake, test again – this time succeeding. That’s fine for the theory, but when it happens to us, it can feel very different. Language and communication are suchContinue reading “3 Expert Strategies For When You Make Mistakes In English”