I was just thinking this morning that there's one interesting thing that many learners seem to overlook. Or that this could be a nice reminder: Usually the learners who make the most progress are the ones who are doing it for themselves. "It's for me," they say. Learning comes from this perspective. It could be because you want to travel the world or get that amazing … [Read more...] about English For You
Confidence & motivation
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
While the terrorist attack in Paris last week has received all the news headlines in Western media, terrorism in Nigeria has barely got a mention, and war across the Middle East is generally being reported less and less. … [Read more...] about Staying Positive When The News Is Negative
Hi everyone and welcome back to Get Into English. This year I'll finally have some videos and podcasts for you, as well as some new online materials for my own students and clients. … [Read more...] about A New Year Of Learning..?