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The story of Pierre

I want you to meet Pierre.  Pierre lives in Paris and works for a large international company. He likes his job but because Paris is a very expensive city, he knows he needs a better job.  For this, English is very important.Pierre spent many years learning English and practised a lot with his friends internationally.  He could read and write pretty well.  He had a large vocabulary and his grammar was quite good too. He was quite proud of his English.However, one day, he got a shock.  Whilst…See More
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The story of Pierre

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 11:15 3 Comments

I want you to meet Pierre.  Pierre lives in Paris and works for a large international company. He likes his job but because Paris is a very expensive city, he knows he needs a better job.  For this, English is very important.

Pierre spent many years learning English and practised a lot with his friends internationally.  He could read and write pretty well.  He had a large vocabulary and his grammar was quite good too. He was quite proud of his English.

However, one day, he got…

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Patience!

Posted on November 14, 2014 at 8:30 4 Comments

When learning anything, whether fixing a car, preparing a good meal, practising for a marathon, learning a new language, let's be patient with ourselves because each 'project' when take on, whether large or small, needs patience.  Give yourself weekly goals to reach and push yourself but ultimately, for your own good and progress, learn to exercise patience!

ESL school or private teacher?

Posted on November 1, 2014 at 16:36 1 Comment

This blog is for anyone thinking of attending a school in their area to improve their conversational English.

ESL schools are not like regular state schools or universities. As I wrote before, most of them are actually businesses set up to exploit the need for English for business and personal desire. Keep that in mind! Teachers at such schools range from beginners in that it's their first job, to experienced experts who care passionately about what they do. If you find a teacher who…

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Using your memory

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 16:45 2 Comments

For years there have been many approaches to language learning. You'll find different companies trying to persuade you that their 'method' is the best.  Don't be 'taken in' by them.  Start with verbs and learn a few of them, associating them by linking them to words in your own language and then fixing that structure in your mind.  Bit-by-bit, add new nouns and new prepositions to what you have already learnt. 

Use your memory to learn the new words but learn them very well.  Use…

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At 13:33 on April 14, 2014, Adrian Novak said…

Hi. My name's Ado and I'm from Slovakia. I would like to find teacher of English or native English speaker for friendly talks and besides for my improve english. Can you try it with me ? :-) Thanks

At 13:46 on December 27, 2013, Ehab Nassif said…
At 13:11 on December 26, 2013, Leily said…

Hi thank you for warmest reply , can you help me to improve my english , i want get phd then i need to improve it .

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At 17:41 on May 29, 2013, Teacher Aija said…

Thank You so much :) You're great person and great friend :) 

At 11:56 on May 6, 2013, Teacher Aija said…

Hi :) Nice to hear from You :) 

At 9:53 on February 23, 2013, Carrie said…

hi,Gary long time no see, how are u these days?

At 13:28 on January 9, 2013, Carrie said…

hey,Gary, i haven't signed in here for a long time, yes, i am on qq almost everyday. if you have QQ, then you can add me. 939844065, that's my qq number.

At 4:16 on October 15, 2011, Nooda said…
Hi Gary, I am interesting to know you. Then I decide to send you this message to tell you. I hope that you will be accept me as your friend. Nice to meet you.
 
 
 

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