Motivation

Today I'd like to talk about motivation.

Motivation is important when learning a language because it's a very long game. We have to dedicate months and even years to learning our language and we aren't going to be able to put those hours in without motivation.

so...

What motivates you?

Maybe you're learning for business reasons, for freedom of travel or you just want to master a skill. Whatever the reason, hold onto that. Remind yourself everyday of the reason you are learning English and this will keep you motivated and able to carry on.

Secondly we need to talk about habits.

Habits are things that are created when we do something enough times. The more we do something the easier it is to do it again (sometimes this is good and sometimes this is bad). The only way to create a habit is to keep doing that particular thing. So if you want to make learning English a habit then we need to do it on a regular basis. Now here's the trick...

It doesn't even need to be a massive amount.

We aren't looking to do hours and hours everyday (not unless you have all the time in the world!) even starting off with 5/10 minutes a day will help develop the habit that you study daily. Over time this habit will become stronger and you will be able to increase that time upwards (15, 20 +). Using this skill regularly as well will keep it fresh in your mind, you will notice the improvement, English will become easier and you will reach fluency faster than you can imagine!
December 13, 2018
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Hello, my name is Jonathan, nice to meet you! I specialise in pronunciation and improving spoken English. I will help you reach your goals as quickly and efficiently as possible using a CLT approach. We will use realistic learning materials that are fun and relevant to you personally. We will learn new things and practise your existing English in order to make you feel more confident when speaking English. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- I can improve your: - Pronunciation - Conversation skills - Listening - Grammar I can also prepare you for: - Exams (IELTS, TOEFL, PTE, OET, CAE etc) - Job interviews - Starting a new job where Spoken English is needed ---------------------------------------------------------------------- I am a (native) English speaker living in Nottingham (U.K) I have 4 years experience teaching adults & children (online and classroom) & am TEFL certified. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- I have experience teaching beginners, intermediate and advanced English students so I can help at any skill level. Each lesson is tailored specifically to each student so let me know your goals when messaging and we can find the best path for you. I run the website https://englishxp.co.uk/ which has more resources to help supplement our lessons. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- As well as teaching, I am studying Mandarin (HSK1) & Japanese for personal enjoyment. Studying other languages also helps me understand the mindset of a student. So if you are a speaker of those languages then... 你好 & どうぞよろしく!
Flag
English
globe
United Kingdom
time
474
Speaks:
English
Native
,
Japanese
B1
,
Mandarin
A1
Hello, my name is Jonathan, nice to meet you! I specialise in pronunciation and improving spoken English. I will help you reach your goals as quickly and efficiently as possible using a CLT approach. We will use realistic learning materials that are fun and relevant to you personally. We will learn new things and practise your existing English in order to make you feel more confident when speaking English. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- I can improve your: - Pronunciation - Conversation skills - Listening - Grammar I can also prepare you for: - Exams (IELTS, TOEFL, PTE, OET, CAE etc) - Job interviews - Starting a new job where Spoken English is needed ---------------------------------------------------------------------- I am a (native) English speaker living in Nottingham (U.K) I have 4 years experience teaching adults & children (online and classroom) & am TEFL certified. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- I have experience teaching beginners, intermediate and advanced English students so I can help at any skill level. Each lesson is tailored specifically to each student so let me know your goals when messaging and we can find the best path for you. I run the website https://englishxp.co.uk/ which has more resources to help supplement our lessons. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- As well as teaching, I am studying Mandarin (HSK1) & Japanese for personal enjoyment. Studying other languages also helps me understand the mindset of a student. So if you are a speaker of those languages then... 你好 & どうぞよろしく!
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