The English Journey Podcast
The Psychology and Mentality Behind Learning a New Language

The Psychology and Mentality Behind Learning a New Language

October 7, 2020

Let's dive in to the psychology and mindset/mentality that plays a role in learning new languages! In this week's episode, Katherine Skelly from www.katherineskelly.com joins us to chat about the importance of a positive mindset when it comes to language learning. She shares some ways that have helped her learn 4 new languages throughout her life. 

 

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Exploring Linguistic Landscapes (With Stephen Greene)

Exploring Linguistic Landscapes (With Stephen Greene)

September 30, 2020

Thank you for tuning in to the English Journey Podcast this week! Stephen Greene joins us to talk about the concept of "linguistic landscapes". This means to notice English all around you in your every day life, from street signs to restaurant menus. This strategy can help make learning the English language not only more interesting but also, can help speed up your learning process. 

If you are interested, you can join Stephen's facebook community group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/MUrbanLL 

Connect with Stephen at: https://englishwithstephen.com/ 

 

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Teenage English Slang Part 2 (With Mia and Dylan)

Teenage English Slang Part 2 (With Mia and Dylan)

September 16, 2020

You guys asked and we delivered! Here is part 2 of some teenage English slang words. Mia and Dylan (teenagers from Toronto, Canada) share and discuss 3 different slang words. They also provide examples of how to properly use each slang word. In this episode we cover the words: extra, facts and tea. 

A great website to help you learn new English slang words is Urban Dictionary. Check it out! 

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The Beauty of Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone- #MyEnglishJourney

The Beauty of Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone- #MyEnglishJourney

September 10, 2020

For this week's episode of #MyEnglishJourney, Pedro Leite joins us from our Linkedin community. Pedro is only 19 years old from Portugal, and has pursued many international and professional opportunities thanks to his ability to speak and learn English. Pedro shares some of his thoughts on stepping outside of your comfort zone and the many opportunities it has brought him! You can find Pedro on linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pedroleite22/ 

 

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How 1 Year Abroad Can Change Your Perspective- #MyEnglishJourney

How 1 Year Abroad Can Change Your Perspective- #MyEnglishJourney

September 3, 2020

In this episode, we are joined by Luis Torres (Instagram: @english.unex.mx), who shares his story and journey with the English language. Being born in Mexico, Luis wanted to improve his English by studying in the United States. He left at the age of only 14 and what happened sparked something much bigger than he could have ever imagined. This experience created an entirely new life for Luis. You can find more info on his website: www.eng-unex.com 

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Weather Idioms in English

Weather Idioms in English

August 27, 2020

In today's episode, our host Jasmine goes over 5 common weather idioms in English. She will discuss the meaning and provide examples of how to use the following weather idioms: 1) Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining, 2) Rain or Shine, 3) Break the Ice, 4) Under the Weather and 5) Head in the Clouds. 

To learn about some more weather idioms, you can read our blog post, where we share 10 common idioms about the weather: https://www.glish.me/weather-idiom/ 

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If you'd like to learn more about our conversational English lessons, read all about them here: https://www.glish.me/lessons/ 

 

Tune in next week for a new episode! 

#MyEnglishJourney- Rediscovering a love for languages

#MyEnglishJourney- Rediscovering a love for languages

August 20, 2020

This week we dive into the world of Thomas from www.cozygrammar.com who shares his story how by learning the Tamil language during his 5-year stay in southern India, he rediscovered a love for his first language, English. Thomas inspires others to see languages as more than simply a means for communication but to enjoy all aspects of it. You can get to know his work in poetry and writing at: https://thomaspruiksma.com/ 

 

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#MyEnglishJourney- Living with an American Family

#MyEnglishJourney- Living with an American Family

August 13, 2020

Giselle left Colombia to go work as an au pair (nanny) in the United States. She lived with an American family for 2 years and just got back home a few days ago! For our very first episode in the #MyEnglishJourney series, Giselle discusses the challenges of moving abroad and living with a new family but also the beautiful parts of this experience. Connect with her on Instagram (@giiss2312) ! 

 

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How to Speak English with Confidence

How to Speak English with Confidence

August 6, 2020

This week's episode is dedicated to a question we got from a listener. Maybe you're great at listening and reading in English, but when it comes to speaking, you really have a hard time. If this is you, listen to our 5 tips on how to become more confident with your English speaking skills! As mentioned in the episode, if you'd like to book conversational lessons with our English teacher Jasmine, head to https://www.glish.me/lessons/ and check out the options.

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What NOT to do While Learning English and How to Take the Next Step (With Yulia from En-Garage)

What NOT to do While Learning English and How to Take the Next Step (With Yulia from En-Garage)

July 29, 2020

In this week's episode, Yulia from En-Garage (https://englishgarage.com.ua/) joins us to share her tips for those who are struggling to move further in their English learning. She discusses the importance of building and joining English communities, how the language can really change your life and what you should NOT be doing while learning the language.

 

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