Category Archives for Vocabulary

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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Are You Guilty Of This? [English Learning Mistake]

Are you guilty of this? You see something interesting on Facebook or in your email, you read it, and then you forget about it… If you’re guilty of this… go on, put your hand up… don’t

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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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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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