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I want you to meet Pierre. Pierre lives in Paris and works for a large international company. He likes his job but because Paris is a very expensive city, he knows he needs a better job. For this, English is very important.
Pierre spent many years learning English and practised a lot with his friends internationally. He could read and write pretty well. He had a large vocabulary and his grammar was quite good too. He was quite proud of his English.
However, one day, he got…Continue
When learning anything, whether fixing a car, preparing a good meal, practising for a marathon, learning a new language, let's be patient with ourselves because each 'project' when take on, whether large or small, needs patience. Give yourself weekly goals to reach and push yourself but ultimately, for your own good and progress, learn to exercise patience!
This blog is for anyone thinking of attending a school in their area to improve their conversational English.
ESL schools are not like regular state schools or universities. As I wrote before, most of them are actually businesses set up to exploit the need for English for business and personal desire. Keep that in mind! Teachers at such schools range from beginners in that it's their first job, to experienced experts who care passionately about what they do. If you find a teacher who…Continue
For years there have been many approaches to language learning. You'll find different companies trying to persuade you that their 'method' is the best. Don't be 'taken in' by them. Start with verbs and learn a few of them, associating them by linking them to words in your own language and then fixing that structure in your mind. Bit-by-bit, add new nouns and new prepositions to what you have already learnt.
Use your memory to learn the new words but learn them very well. Use…Continue