Episode 25: Top 5 Ways to Practice English

In today’s episode we give you the secrets to success for self-study! We know that not everyone can study with a teacher, or be with a teacher all the time, so we give you our top 5 tips for effective self-study. This is great to supplement your current study routine, or for teachers to provide additional learning opportunities!

The language focus will go into more detail, giving you sample roadmaps for success, and other ideas. Of course, you’ll also get loads of vocabulary and idioms, too!

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Podcast Notes:

For more learning, including the full vocabulary list and definitions (from below), a more complete language focus explanation, and idiom example sentences, download this week's episode guide.

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Vocabulary Sample:

check it out

hook someone up with (someone)

be my guest

to be set in stone

milestones

Language Focus: Top 5 Ways to Study Independently

  1. TALK TO A FRIEND

  2. SET REALISTIC GOALS

  3. ACCESS REAL ENGLISH

  4. FOCUS ON ALL SKILL AREAS

  5. BE POSITIVE!

download the episode guide for more information about these tips, including samples/ideas, links, details, and more! 

Idioms and Expressions

to crack the code: to find the way to do something that was previously unknown

there’s more than one way to skin a cat: implies there are many different ways to do or achieve something

to make one’s skin crawl: to make someone feel uncomfortable

not enough room to swing a cat: implies the area is very small; not having a lot of space

to let the cat out of the bag: to make a secret public knowledge

drop (someone) a line: contact someone by e-mail, phone, text, etc...

 

Let’s Connect!

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Tell us about your favorite way to self-study! Did we forget one of your favorite tips?

Additionally you can answer the following question:

Which of our 5 tips seems the most challenging to accomplish and why?

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