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Motivation – Why are you studying English?

Do you want to know the secret to learning English?  The secret is to find your motivation…What’s motivation?  Motivation is the reason you are studying.  Your teacher can help you if you are motivated.  If you are not motivated, then God help you, because learning will become very challenging.

Students talk about lots of reasons for studying English:

  • travel
  • get a good job
  • meet people from different countries
  • go and live in an English-speaking countries.
These are good motivations.  But they are difficult to achieve because you are not sure what to start doing.

If you want to travel, you need to get familiar with accents.  If you don’t say where, you have many different accents to learn about.

If you want to get a good job, what is it?  A doctor?  Ok, you need to study medical English.  An engineer?  OK, study scientific and mathematical English.  A teacher, ok, learn more about grammar and how the language works.

So, perhaps you need a motivation which is more  specific.  For example, “I want to go to the U.K. next year for a holiday”.  With this motivation, you can focus on British English, and try to become familiar with the different accents in the U.K.

I promise you, if you find out what your specific motivation is, you will find learning English much more easy.

So, what’s your specific motivation?

 

Happy learning 😀

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