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E2P30 | 3 Steps to English Success!

On the 30th episode of the English 2.0 Podcast, we talk about the following topic:

3 Steps to English Success: Although I have talked about this quite frequently in my private lessons, I have not mentioned it on the podcast. The 3 steps are to help students organize their activities so that they are maximizing the limited time they have for English learning.

3 Steps to English Success:
1. Study
2. Practice
3. Perform

Action Steps:
1. Choose one activity from the “Study” step (Listening or Reading)
2. Choose one activity from the “Practice” step (Writing or Speaking)
3. Schedule these activities everyday, perhaps alternating them

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English 2.0 Podcast Year in Review [BLOG POST] – click here

5 Ways to Practice Speaking on Your Own [VIDEO] – click here

Your Question 9: Is there any benefit to practice speaking by yourself?  [PODCAST] – click here

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YQ9 | Is there any benefit to practice speaking English by yourself?

On the 9th episode of Your Question, we handle the following question:

Q: Is there any benefit to practice speaking English by yourself?

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Does KNOWING = DOING?

Please take a look at this sentence:

“She don’t like to play tennis.”

Is there anything strange to you? Most of you probably immediately can find the easy grammar mistake. Of course, grammatically, it should be:

“She doesn’t like to play tennis.”

So the question is, why is it so easy to see on paper or screen, but so many students have trouble actually saying this correctly? Well, there are a few reasons, but basically the answer is simply:

Knowing does NOT equal Doing.

In high school, we were all taught to remember facts and build our knowledge (INPUT). However, we were not taught how to produce this knowledge in a meaningful way (OUTPUT).

Being a great English speaker requires A LOT of practice and I mean especially, SPEAKING practice. The more you practice converting your knowledge to results, you will become a great speaker.

You have all done STUDY. Now it’s time to PRACTICE and PERFORM!

KNOWING ≠DOING

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Your Question 2 | How Can I Train My Conversation Skills?

On the 2nd episode of Your Question, we handle the following question:

Q: How can I train my conversation skills?

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Episode 16 | How to Improve Your Speaking Ability Very Quickly

On the 16th episode of the English 2.0 Podcast, we handle the following points:

Pronunciation Point: 3 Crazy Katakana Words

Main Topic: How to Improve Your Speaking Ability Very Quickly

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Episode 7 | How to Use Twitter to Learn English

On this episode of the English 2.0 Podcast, we handle the following points:

Q: “Summer Time” vs “Daylight Savings Time”

Tips: How to Use Twitter to Learn English

Pronunciation Point: “cloudy” vs “crowded”

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Episode 6 | 5 Ways to Create Speaking Opportunities FOR FREE

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Welcome to the 6th episode of the ALsensei English 2.0 Podcast! On this English podcast, I help you express yourself more naturally and smoothly. We go beyond the words and phrases and talk about how to make your English sound more natural, proper mindset, and success principles.

On this episode of the English 2.0 Podcast, we handle the following points:

Q: “It will rain” vs. “It will be rainy”

Tips: 5 Ways to Create Speaking Opportunities For Free

Pronunciation Point: 3 Commonly Mispronounced Words

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Episode 5 | 3 Keys For Becoming a Natural Speaker

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Welcome to the 5th episode of the ALsensei English 2.0 Podcast! On this English podcast, I help you express yourself more naturally and smoothly.

On this episode of the English 2.0 Podcast, we handle the following points:

Tips: 3 Keys For Becoming a Natural Speaker

Pronunciation Point: “Sip” vs “Ship”

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3 Things that are Making Your English UNNATURAL

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1.カタカナ

このポイントは分かりやすいと思います。理由はこちら:
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Episode 4 | 3 Grammar Mistakes You Need to Fix Now

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Welcome to the fourth episode of the ALsensei English 2.0 Podcast! On this podcast, I help you express yourself more naturally and smoothly.

On this episode, we handle the following points:

Q: Which is more natural? “I envy you.” or “I’m jealous.”

Tips: 3 Grammar Mistakes You Need to Fix Now

Pronunciation Point: “Cars” vs. “Cards”

 

 

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