Nobody likes making mistakes right? And yet, when it comes to listening, teachers and learners are making plenty of them. Today I’m sharing 3 listening mistakes you need to stop making if you want to understand spoken English. You don’t need to worry about not...
Listen to this article as a blogcast or continue scrolling to read it. Read this first. Approx reading time 8 minutes (I know you’re busy). “How’ve you been?”, asks a friend. “Busy”, you sigh. “What about you?”, you enquire. “Busy”, she sighs back at you. Why...
Listen to this article as a blogcast or continue scrolling to read it. When someone tells you to just relax when you listen to English, do you get more stressed? When I was learning to drive, I used to sit hunched over the steering wheel, my hands holding onto it so...
Listen to this article as a blogcast or continue scrolling to read it. Back in the days when my French was starting to get good – around age 16 – I was excited to start watching films and reading books. You know, using real French material, not textbooks....
Transcripts are powerful tools. More powerful than you might imagine. One of the problems of the spoken language is that once the words have left someone’s mouth, they’re gone. The only trace is what you managed to catch through your ears and transform into meaning....
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