Sometimes we can get discouraged by listening to other learners who are far more advanced than us. In this episode of the More Than English Podcast, I will introduce a new perspective. I want to help you with ways to learn from these people and make yourself better.
VOCABULARY and EXPRESSIONS
(The words and terms are in order of when you will hear them)
Well…– (Fluency Builder)
… and more specifically, from… – (Fluency Builder)
“I’d like to talk about, well, learning in general, but more specifically, learning language.”
Language learners– people who are learning a language
You know…– (Fluency Builder)
“Ya know… YOU know learning language can be frustrating.”
When something clicks… and you get it.– You finally understand something very well
“When something finally clicks, and you get something you’ve been struggling with.”
Fellow learners – Fellow + noun One of your peers. (a fellow student, a fellow American, etc.)
It can be done– (Passive voice)
“It’s encouraging to me because it can be done..”
Let’s imagine– (Fluency Builder) To illustrate a point
“Let’s imagine you’re playing chess.”
In the middle of– While you’re doing
“They’re changing guitar strings in the middle of playing.”
Get with it– Get somebody’s attention. Getting impatient. (kind of rude)
“Jesse, get with it. Put the silent mode on!”
Out of reach– Something is unattainable
“We see someone on that level, and it kind of seems out of reach.”
It turns into ____– Something changes into
“It turns into something I can do.”
It’s a good reminder– You don’t do something anymore that you used to do
“It’s sometimes a good reminder that I can learn this, too.”
To leave you with something– Something that has given you a bad experience
“That’s what I want to leave you with today.”
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