In this episode, Ethan is joined by Max and Izzy. Both exceptional English speakers. They discuss the teachings of one of the most influential self-development books: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. This book provides a set of simple but really powerful principles that you can use to be successful in life and also as an English learner. 

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  • Key teachings and ideas from The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.
  • How you can apply those teachings to your English learning.

Words You’ll Learn:

  • What’s cracking?
  • Be the product of
  • Proactive
  • By leaps and bounds
  • Carve out the time
  • Wack (something) in

Quick Definitions:

  • What’s this book about in a nutshell?“: in the fewest possible words.
  • Take responsibility: to become responsible for something in your life, as opposed to expect it from other people.
  • Self-talk: talk or thoughts directed at oneself
  • Busywork: work that keeps a person busy but has little value in itself.
  • Bash: to criticize.
  • Reflect on how you can spend your time on things that will push the dial on your English“: cause a noticeable change.
  • Errands: a short journey either to take a message or to take or collect something.
  • No-brainer: something that requires or involves little or no mental effort.
  • Burning the midnight oil: to work late into the night.


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  • Mehmet says:

    It’s a great podcast. I learned many things. Thank you very much for your effort.

  • IBRA says:

    hi can you add transcript