Category Archives for Vocabulary

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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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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English Vocabulary: Advice From 17 English Teachers

If you think about it, learning English is mostly about vocabulary: learning and using words. It sounds simple, but ‘learning and using words’ actually creates a lot of questions. Questions such as: What’s

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British Culture: Speak And Behave Like A Local

Learning a new language opens up a new world of possibilities. There are millions of new people who you can interact with and thousands of new opportunities and jobs that you can pursue. It’s probably

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5 Ways To Learn English Faster

If you’re like many English learners, you want to learn English faster. Usually, my stance is “enjoy the process, eager student”, BUT there are several ways that you can speed up your learning. And

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Five Myths That Will Damage Your English Learning

When you’re learning English it’s easy to get distracted by the huge amount of information available on the internet. There’s so much information that it can actually be quite difficult to figure

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How To Understand Native English Speakers

Moving to another country to study is a stressful experience even for the most prepared students. One of the reasons for this is conversations with native English speakers. I recently did some research

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Five English Learning Myths That Are Holding You Back

Isn’t the internet awesome? I remember back when I was a kid and we got our first family computer (in 1995) that came with some free information CDs. I absolutely loved all of them: Dangerous Creatures,

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