If you search for ‘think in English’ you’ll get almost 3 billion results (3,000,000,000 – that’s a lot!) Everyone thinks you must think in English in order to speak English better. But I say no. I think this is the most useless and unhelpful advice in the world.
Tag Archives: English coaching
English coaching – what’s your excuse?
Just a quick one…italki, one of the platforms I teach on, published my article! It’s called The top six excuses for not practicing your language. You can read it on italki here.
This one’s for the failures
Are you a failure? I do hope so. Statistically you have failed many times in your life. I give you this meme: Basically toddlers can’t do anything, they suck at walking, can’t feed themselves and they can’t even speak! But they persist. They pull themselves up again and again. They shove their food in theirContinue reading “This one’s for the failures”
Write it to remember it
If you want to remember something write it down. Research has shown that students who type notes during lectures don’t remember as well as students who hand write their notes. Why is that? Researchers think because you can type faster than write, people who type tend to take verbatim notes – they write exactly whatContinue reading “Write it to remember it”
Do you have grit?
This is an interesting, and short, TED Talk on why some students fail and others succeed. Have a watch and let me know what you think.