“The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.”
by ~Mark Caine~


Speaking as a learning approach

Traditionally, reading and writing have been used as the main instructional tools in teaching or learning languages and although there are some approaches that vary from this practice the evidence still seems to suggest that many teachers and learners use reading and writing as the main medium. There is no doubt that on many levels

Ways to improve pronunciation

There are many things that have been written and said in the name of improving pronunciation. Whatever you read or have been told, ultimately, improvement  depends upon what YOU do or don’t do and, as importantly, what you continue to do!  EVERYONE is capable of improving their own pronunciation, maybe not right up to native

What’s your excuse?

It would seem that the vast majority of people who attempt to learn another language give up on that endeavour well before they get to an “acceptable” level of proficiency. Arriving at the decision to “give up” takes some time and usually involves the creation of an “excuse” which provides the justification for the decision.

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