“How can you get your finger on it, feel that life beating?”
– Alice Munro
“How can you get your finger on it, feel that life beating?” – Alice Munro
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"Article" 常見的錯誤用法 "文章" v.s. "Article" | 中翻英陷阱 Abby Weng, English Coach & Consultant "Article" 常見的錯誤用法 在教學這些年來觀察到，以中文為母語的學員，有某些共通錯誤，其中最常見的一種，是因為太依賴中翻英的學習方式。英文與中文有著兩種不同的文化背景和語言習慣用法，所以片面的直接翻譯單字，是很容易誤導學習者對新詞的理解、用法、與使用時機。 在籌畫中文系列影片的期間，蒐集許多 "中翻英陷阱"...read more
In order to truly bring English to life, it’s crucial to focus on the process of creation. Everything we do to improve our English skills is ultimately for the purpose of creating something in the end. I talked about the idea of creation extensively in this video: “The Prism” and explained how all the other elements lead to this one goal.
Now, creation can come in many forms. One of the many, many possibilities is a presentation. In this article, I will show you how you can use a free tool to easily record your English presentations.
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When I was trying to get my driver’s license, I went to a school that had all sorts of facilities designed to help me practice for the test I had to pass. My coach told me exactly how many times to turn my steering wheel at which point. It was a matter of memorizing the routines, and then executing them. On the day of the big test, everything went as planned. I passed easily and got my license.read more
I still remember standing in front of an audience of hundreds, the spotlight burning bright in my face and my knees knocking feebly together. There was the script in my hands, trembling like a frail autumn leaf about to fall off the branches.read more
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