Reflexive Pronouns ∼ Easier than You Think! — Mary’s English Blog

Do you think that Reflexive Pronouns are confusing? If so, read on. The good news is that they are limited in number and limited in use. We only use Reflexive Pronouns to reflect back on someone or something, just like a mirror. Look at the monkey in the picture. 1. The monkey is looking at itself. […]

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Take advantage and go HARD in English – but be careful of the BURNOUT — The FUTURE of Learning

Originally posted on The FUTURE of Learning: (Photo credit: http://bit.ly/2zOkRwy) This topic does keep coming up again and again, but I think it needs to be defined more clearly this time, and to be aware of some possible fall out too. The concept of ‘going hard’ in English is really just like the picture above.…

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English Pronunciation: 20 VOWEL-SOUNDS IN 20 Minutes — Mary’s English Blog

Back by popular demand is a lesson I did four years ago. Follow my instructions, practise regularly, and your pronunciation will improve. The practice is necessary as you are training your mouth to make new, different movements. It is physical practice like learning to surf or drive a car. The students who were in my class (from Asia, […]

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The INTERNET now consumes more time than TELEVISION – So how is learning changing? — The FUTURE of Learning

(Photo credit: https://bit.ly/2J4DRes) Say bye bye to the tellie my friends, as very soon it will be just as out of date as the old wireless radio your grandma had in her living room. The way we digest information now is much more active compared to the passive approach of the television. Active learning compared […]

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Learning OVER 50 – You’ve still got a LONG WAY to go yet — The FUTURE of Learning

(Photo credit: https://bit.ly/2M3UwjH) Remember the days when 30 was over the hill? When you were young and you met a 30 year old person, they were a real adult, someone who knew exactly what was what. Well, soon it changed to 40. Then you become forty yourself, and before you know it 50 comes knocking […]

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English Pronunciation: 20 VOWEL-SOUNDS IN 20 Minutes — Mary’s English Blog

Back by popular demand is a lesson I did four years ago. Follow my instructions, practise regularly, and your pronunciation will improve. The practice is necessary as you are training your mouth to make new, different movements. It is physical practice like learning to surf or drive a car. The students who were in my class (from Asia, […]

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Getting students to say something important in ENGLISH — The FUTURE of Learning

Originally posted on The FUTURE of Learning: (Photo credit: http://bit.ly/2xedKQ3) Imagine that moment when you are learning a language and finally realise you have to divulge something very important to you to others in that new language. If you can imagine that feeling, you as a teacher can see what it takes to bring up…

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When words get in the way – ENGLISH COMMUNICATION 101 rule — The FUTURE of Learning

Originally posted on The FUTURE of Learning: (Photo credit: http://bit.ly/2wS10MI) Both teachers and students do get consumed with English being all about words, but the truth is it is all about communication, and the way we communicate really has nothing to do with the language we choose to speak in. Saying that we could say…

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