Category Archives for Self Study

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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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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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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How To Learn English Effectively

What makes an effective English learner? Nobody enjoys working hard for hours and hours and seeing no results. Even the most motivated and disciplined people start to lose hope after a few weeks of hard

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