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5 Mistakes When Learning English

Many people often ask themselves: “Why can I not learn English?”. For example, a person has been studying English for many years, but still does not have the desired result. What is wrong? If you are studying at an English school in Vancouver, this article will help you to learn what the most common mistakes people make in their learning, and how such mistakes can affect their improvement. Mistake # 1: Not Doing Homework Doing homework is 50% of success. When doing homework, you should remember the material, and once again repeat what was learned in class. This also allows you to immediately find the material you do not understand. When you work with a teacher, everything seems easy and understandable. But as soon as you are left alone with the material, you may immediately have moments where you feel like you are struggling. If you do not do your homework, you take the risk of not knowing about your lack of understanding. And at this point, there may not be a teacher around who can explain and go over the material with you again. Mistake # 2: Ignoring Mistakes Very often people do not pay attention to gaps in their knowledge. They think that they know the language well at a certain level, but in fact they do not. Sometimes we are lazy to go back to the material we have covered already. But if you keep ignoring the mistakes, it will be harder and harder to learn the new material. You will simply get confused. Mistake # 3: Studying only the words Instead of studying individual lexical units, it is necessary to focus on memorizing ready-made phrases, the way kids do. Remember, you did not learn in childhood structure like “do-did-done”? That’s right, you immediately memorized whole phrases … Read more

Lorenzo tells us his experience at EC Vancouver

Here you can find how is Lorenzo’s experience in EC Vancouver, he started his classes a few months ago. My experience learning English in Vancouver has been good, I like the city and the weather is not so cold yet. Now I’m living in Downtown and most of the good places are close to my house. When I wake up in time, I spend only 5-10 minutes on my commute to EC. I’m happy about that!

Learning about different cultures in EC Vancouver

Melissa came to learn English in Canada. Even though it was difficult for her at the beginning, after four months in EC Vancouver she “has learnt a lot about so many different cultures”. As she says, “the experience has been amazing, in my opinion EC is the best school in Vancouver. You can meet anyone from any part of the world.” The also mentioned how “amazing” the culture is, and she highlighted the fact that you can live with local families and learn the culture. “Everything that I can say is that this experience is amazing and If I can I will come back in a near future” she said.