We live in times where lots of teachers, writers and fitness models post on Facebook all kinds of positive motivational "you can do it!" messages. However, after you click 'like', do you then take action..? How do you feel when you go to bed and you've only clicked a 'like' without following the advice..? If you don't have the time for improving your English (doing … [Read more...] about Double Down..Or Be Ok With Being “Ok”
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I received a question from a new reader this weekend, who found Get Into English through Facebook. The main question is: "How can I get better at learning English?" Just recently I wrote a bit about how to make progress in English. But I'll repeat and add a few extra things here. The reader, Barrak, writes: "I need to improve my English to write, speak and listening … [Read more...] about “How To Get Better..?” – Reader Question
This comes the archives of another website I manage: Apparently Albert Einstein called compound interest "the eighth wonder of the world", while American billionaire Warren Buffet reportedly said his wealth had come from "a combination of living in America, some lucky genes, and compound interest." Today 'the compound effect' is also the title of a new book by Darren Hardy, … [Read more...] about The Compound Effect & Your Learning
Have you ever met up with someone and had one hour of conversation in their language before switching to yours..? Language exchanges - or tandems - can be officially organised events, or simply done through you and a 'language buddy' who you've met online or through your social circles. … [Read more...] about Are Language Exchanges Any Good..?
Do you sometimes feel that you're not moving forward with your English? "Why aren't I making progress," you think to yourself. Deep-down you might know the answer, but if not, here it is in two short sentences: 1. You're not spending enough time on developing your skills in English. 2. You're not spending that time actively and … [Read more...] about “Why Aren’t I Making Progress..?”