Are you learning English for the wrong reasons?
One of the main reasons why so many people fail to become a fluent English speakers is actually because of the wrong motivations for learning.
Are you one of these people? Find out in this episode of RealLife Radio. Aww Yeah!
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Words You’ll Learn:
- Sticky – viscous, designed or having a nature to adhere to other things
- Legendary – to hold the characteristics of a legend
- AKA – also know as (acronym)
- Comrade – an old term for friend
- Lanky – tall and skinny and often uncoordinated
- Palm – the inside part of your hand
- Root of the problem – the fundamental cause of the problem
- Fruitful – the benefits of your work
- Haters’ gonna hate – expression used to say that some people will always be negative
- Got on a limb – to take a risk and try something new
- They hate us coz they ain’t us:
- Ain’t – verb to be + not = aint
- Draw a blank – to forget someone’s name or piece of information
- Take into your own hands – take control of a situation
- A two way street –
- Tailor made – customised, made specifically to your needs
- Split into two camps – divided into two separate groups
- Peers – people with the same age or social position as you
- Figure it out – to solve a problem
- Digging deep – being very
- Hammer something out of us –
- Red Marks – a sign that you failed when a teacher writes red marks on your tests
- Learning for the sake of learning – doing it with no real motivation or purpose
- Overcome – to succeed or or get over a difficult situation
- Screw them – don’t worry or pay attention to them
- Hate mail – bad messages from people that are usually spreading hate and negativity
- The living breathing reality – to reality of the situation, not what textbooks or politicians may tell us
- Potty mouth – a person who uses a lot of bad language
- Work up the courage – to build gradually (See video lesson)
- Innately – something that has been there since birth
- Physiological needs – basic survival
- Self actualisation – a persons desire to achieve everything they possibly can
- Fulfilling – making yourself feel happy and satisfied
- Preach – to give a religious speech with a sense of selling something
- Go Buffs!: The Buffalos are a football team from the Colorado University
- Peace out – to leave, to go away
Videos Mentioned In Podcast:
Maslow’s hierarchy of needs
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