How to make quicker progress in learning English..? If you're studying at an ELICOS school in Australia, this might be helpful for you. Isabella* was a new student in class, speaking in Italian to her friend when I walked in. "I really need to improve, teacher," she said as she introduced herself to me. "I want to be advanced so I can do a course in Finance in eight … [Read more...] about ELICOS Courses: How To Get Make Quicker Progress?
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When you get better at tennis, other good players will want to play with you. Likewise, as you become a better dancer, other good dancers will want to dance with you. It's a very similar concept when it comes to finding an English teacher. … [Read more...] about Do You See The Price.. Or The Value?
I was chatting with a fellow teacher and language learner the other day and he had this to say about learning: "I think it's much better to take it slowly. You remember things better when you take your time. English once a week, with a bit at home, that's enough in my view." We then changed the topic, but I returned to this theme a bit later as I wanted to follow up on … [Read more...] about Look At What Works
Wherever you are, I hope you've had a wonderful start to the New Year, and that you're raring to go for a great year ahead full of growth and learning! Here are some tips to get you started: 1. Focus On Your Learning System, Not Your Goals Goals on their own are just wishes, really. Having a system means you have organised a certain number of hours each week for English, … [Read more...] about Kick Off 2016 With These Learning Tips!
Alastair Clarkson, AFL coach of the coolest team out there - Hawthorn - has talked quite a bit this year about grinding wins. When he talks about 'grinding wins', it's this idea of working hard and getting through the match with a victory, even if it's very close or if they didn't play that well. Just getting the 4 points each week is what he wants. A win's a … [Read more...] about Grind Your Wins