When you get to a certain level of English (especially intermediate level) it can be hard to see real progress, and you don’t really feel motivated to keep studying. You might think “I can communicate well and people understand me. Why should I keep studying when I can’t see concrete results?” This seems logical. ButContinue reading “How To Stay Motivated”
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Your English Doesn’t Have To Be Perfect
Don’t let fear of making a mistake get in your way. In my article on LinkedIn, I argue that there are only four things you should worry about when you speak or write in English. Of these, the most important is what happens as a result of what you say. Does the other person understandContinue reading “Your English Doesn’t Have To Be Perfect”
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”
What Should You Improve First In English?
If I asked you what you should improve first in your English, you might say “Everything!” Or you might say “You tell me – you’re the coach!” Both answers are equally correct – but neither address the real problem. The real problem is time. If you believe, like me, that learning a language is aContinue reading “What Should You Improve First In English?”
Are You Too Stressed To Learn English?
Are you getting frustrated because English rules seem illogical or too different from your native language? Read on for three ways to feel less stressed when you learn English. One of the biggest problems learning a new language is that – at the beginning at least – it doesn’t make sense. Here are a coupleContinue reading “Are You Too Stressed To Learn English?”
Accuracy or Fluency?
The fear of making a mistake can stop you from speaking fluently. Read on for four ways you can become more fluent – and sound more like a native speaker of English! Are you worried that you’ll make a mistake when you speak English or that other people will think you’re stupid? The fear ofContinue reading “Accuracy or Fluency?”