Category Archives for Speaking

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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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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The Building Blocks of English Conversation

Yesterday I told you about an English lesson I heard on the radio… To cut a long story short… the ‘English lesson’ on the radio was the opposite of helpful. The hosts of the radio show

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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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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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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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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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Becoming a Confident Speaker [Anxiety]

We’ve all experienced anxiety while speaking. We try to be confident, but it doesn’t always work. It goes like this: You’re talking to someone and you feel like your words are stuck. Your words

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