Speaking Clearly With Common Speech Patterns

Last week I asked this question: What is the purpose of language? Most of the messages I got were pretty correct. Answers like: To express ourselves. To communicate with others. To tell people what we

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How To Remember English Words Easily

“How can I remember English words easily?” is a question I get asked often. But even when I get asked another question, it usually relates to remembering words and memory. Now, before we get

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Why Do You Forget Words?

Last time we looked at ‘short term memory‘ and why’ focusing’ just isn’t enough. So, just reading or listening to something is not enough to improve your English… In

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Using Your Memory To Learn English

So far this week, we’ve looked at two important ways to learn English: 1. Walking before you can run Today… memory. Your memory is an incredible tool. Many times a day, you ‘experience’

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Crawling Before Walking (Part 2)

Continuing on from yesterday’s lesson… When babies start developing, they crawl before they can walk. Crawling is a slow but safe way to travel. You wouldn’t crawl around as an adult because it takes

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Don’t Run Before You Can Walk

I recently got this question from an EFS subscriber: “Hi Sam. Thank you for English For Study. I want learn phrasal verbs so I speak to more people better. How I learn these?” We have this saying in

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Struggling to Make Decisions

I don’t know about you… But I find simple decisions the hardest to make. I have no trouble in deciding what to study, where to go on holiday, what to spend my money on or even who to marry. But

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The Cost of Change

Change always has a cost. Time, life, money, land, sleep… History is told through stories of change. Revolutions, great buildings, scientific breakthroughs, powerful leaders and brilliant thinkers

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Spelling Is Not Important…

Woah… Did Sam really just write that? Yes. Spelling is not important when you’re in the middle of a conversation or debate. What is important is communicating your message effectively and clearly. When

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‘The Difference’ So Far

Here’s the stuff you should already know already. There are some links in blue that you can click on the read the lesson where I talked about each thing a bit more 😀 Here’s what you should already

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