In my last blog post, I explained that there are two categories of sentences:
- things that you say about a topic
- things that you say in a certain situation
My problem with categories
I realized something recently while writing Twitter messages to advertise some of the categories. I had...
A funny story
Back when I was a middle school English teacher in Japan, one day there was a big standardized English test. All of the Grade 3 students had to take it. I was asked to sit in on the test and help administer it by passing out papers and making sure that no one was cheating.
If you've been reading the blog, you probably already understand PhraseMix's philosophy of language learning. But just in case you need a reminder, I posted a new page on How to Learn English. This is a collection of my best ideas for how to improve your English skill quickly.
Take a look...
People often ask my opinion about how to improve their English accent. The best answer, of course, is to spend a lot of time listening carefully to natural, native English. But there's another secret which has to do with your attitude.
The secret is: