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17 Way To Improve In English For 2017

17 learning strategies to improve your English language skills in 2017

Happy New Year! Have you made any resolutions for 2017?  If you are starting English classes or looking for motivation here are 17 learning strategies that will make you more successful.

What are learning strategies?

They are methods, hacks, tips, shortcuts that help you achieve your goals and be more successful. When I teach students I try to give them these types of strategies so they can improve faster and, ultimately. communicate more proficiently.

How to use these suggested English learning strategies:

Try one or two of these ideas at a time. Focus on it for a specific amount of time: for example, a class (e.g. # 9) or a week (e.g. # 4 or 15) or a month (# 1 or # 12). Adding a new learning strategy will reinvigorate your learning. We all like something new and fresh!

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Grammarly Review

Grammarly Review

Grammarly has come out with a free version. I use a similar tool in French and wanted something good to offer my students. For the last 2 months, my students and I have been using Grammarly for emails and written assignments. It’s a free tool that checks spelling and grammar.

Overall, we appreciated the tool. It caught mistakes, was easy to use, and provided synonyms. The app gave them a sense of security and offered opportunities to learn. It is a decent tool for students and professionals who write English at a beginner and immediate level. Except for catching typos, advanced English writers probably won’t get much out of the program, even the premium version, probably won’t be very useful.

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