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The no-nonsense English learning podcast for professionals and experts, helping you speak better in day to day life and forget English isn't your first language - from Julian: language teacher, learner and researcher.
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DEWJ49 ー English is hard... why?
3 days ago
Is English easy … ? Many English teachers like to say it is... But I disagree. The way to master English is simple (not easy — simple), but a second language is always going to be hard. Mastering english language is never going to be straight forward simply because it’s DIFFERENT to your first language. Recently someone asked me... “Why is English hard?" Of course, English difficulty is going to change depending on your first language. But I thought about this... And 4 things came to mind as to why English is hard. There are other reasons, of course. But these are 4 things I think make English tricky. To hear all about them… Listen to this week’s Doing English Podcast Episode. We’ll talk about why English prepositions are so difficult... How to learn them... And several points related to the history of the English language.