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Learn More English Vocabulary With Pokémon

Today’s lesson is a bit geeky… I think I was 9 years old when I first entered the world of Pokémon. I remember my granddad bought me an imported copy of Pokémon Blue (his favourite colour was blue)

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Reach Your English Goals Faster With These Three Questions [Self Study Series]

What are you English goals? Have you ever really spent much time thinking about them? A lot of people say they just want to speak really well or speak English like a native. OR… They say they’re

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Planning: The ‘Secret English Learning Weapon’? [Audio Lesson]

Is planning really the key to success? It could be. One thing’s for certain, though: Some of the most successful language learners (and people in general) plan. Even if they’re not doing it

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How To Find New Vocabulary Easily [English Self Study Series]

Do you know how to find new vocabulary? Okay, maybe that’s a difficult question. Here’s another one: How often do you try to improve your vocabulary? Every week?  Every day? Sometimes? Never? I’m

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Where Should You Begin Learning English? [Video]

A few weeks ago, I recorded a video with an online English teaching friend, Kim from English With Kim. We talked about topics, such as: Why finding your ‘why‘ should be a priority Using

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Are You Feeling Lucky?

A big part of English learning success is luck. Most people think that hard work is the most important factor in learning English, but really it’s just an added bonus. Even the laziest person in

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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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