Category Archives for Self Study

How To Learn English Without Wasting Time

The first step to learning any language is: passion. If you’re not passionate about the language (or at least interested in the language), you’re going to have a bad time. Case in point… When

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I Make Mistakes When I Speak in English [New Video]

I received an interesting email from an English For Study subscriber the other day about English speaking frustrations. The email read: “ For me, the big frustration is to speak. I am always afraid

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What’s The Best Way To Learn Grammar?

What’s the best way to learn grammar? Should I read or do grammar exercises? It’s an interesting and common question. It’s also one which makes me smile – “what’s the best way to….?” “What’s

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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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How To Use Confusing Adjectives That End With -ing And -ed

Ahhh, confusing adjectives… Today we’re going to make confusing adjectives a bit less confusing, by listening, reading and watching all about them. At the end, I’ve even made a quick

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It Could Have Died… [Grammar]

The other day, my beautiful, pregnant wife and I were talking about the turtle we saved the other day. She said, “if the turtle doesn’t eat, it could have died.” Uh oh… English

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Would You Care For A Mojito?

The other day, I read something that really annoyed me. It was about some bartenders (people who serve drinks at bars) who are getting tired of serving mojitos. Now, if you didn’t know, a mojito

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Give Me Your Confidence!

From: The Confidence Killer. You might be thinking: “Who is this writing on English For Study?” Before I answer your question… I have a question for you. Have you ever walked away from

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