I hope your year is getting off to a great start!
Resources: Notes on Life and Language in the United States
It's 2013! A brand new year! A brand new chance for you to change some of your old habits and ways of thinking when it comes to learning English.
Tuesday is New Year's Day and that means goodbye 2012 and hello 2013! Can you believe it?
Many of us suffer from a disease in our culture today. That disease is a feeling that if we make mistakes, there must be something wrong with us. How does this disease impact you as an English learner? Where does this mindset come from?
What happens when you set a goal with a specific deadline, find support and accountability for reaching that goal, and focus specifically on turning your weaknesses into strengths?
What methods are you currently using to learn English? How well are they working? If they aren't working well, do you think the problem is that you aren't working hard enough?
I learned something important from one of my students last week.
Learning a new language isn't easy but it's necessary. Here you are, in the United States, and you are expected to communicate in English with your boss, your colleagues, and your clients. The pressure is on!
Are you living in the United States and studying English to move up in your career?