Episode 64: Success

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Hello dear Ponders & welcome to Episode 64. This week we are talking all about success. What makes a person successful? And how do we measure it? Does having or making a lot of money make someone successful or is there more to it than that? Your hosts Dan & Jennifer discuss these questions and a whole lot more. After the chat, the language focus is all about mnemonics. What are mnemonics? You’ll just have to listen to find out! Enjoy the episode!

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Vocabulary & English Expressions: (see the full list in our member's only study plan)

A working definition - a definition used used as a basis or start

Money driven - motivated by money

To be on the books -

You snooze, you lose - 

Language Focus: Mnemonics (see the full list & examples in our member's only study plan)

We all know how difficult English spelling can be (it seems impossible sometimes!) so this week we are providing you with some tips and tricks that will hopefully make your life a little easier - mnemonic devices.

What’s a mnemonic device? Mnemonic devices are techniques a person can use to help them improve their ability to remember something. In other words, it's a memory technique to help your brain better encode and recall important information.

Music Mnemonics  - have you ever noticed how easy it is to remember the words (lyrics) to songs? Music and rhymes can be a great way to remember how to spell.

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