LTL DISCUSSION: getting motivated
Using GOALS to MOTIVATE LEARNING (Read more about goal-setting HERE)
How goals and feedback can help you improve your language-learning performance:
SET A TIME LIMIT
Learning a language is a long term project, but every long-term aim is reached through a series of short-term steps. Goal-setters need to be specific about their time-frames. It is very important that you put a time limit on your learning objectives, otherwise they lack any urgency, and if they lack urgency they probably won’t get done.
What kind of time limits can goal-setters impose for language learning aims? Continue reading
LTL DISCUSSION: top 5 tips for goal-setters
Your goals are nothing more than wishes if you don’t make a plan. Goal-setting is not about naming your objective; it’s about describing how you get there. If you want to learn a language, write a research paper, build a garage or get a promotion – you need a plan.
Setting clear and realistic goals will help you achieve your dreams.
Top 5 Tips for Goal-setters:
If you can take a drop of the hard stuff, then you can take the test!
Ten Tricky Drink Questions
Get into bed, my love,
lay with me under golden covers
let me hold my hand
on your oven
and feel our son
bounce around your womb. Continue reading
LTL DISCUSSION: Goals aren’t just for strikers
When I think of goals, I don’t think of Wembley or the EPL; I think of Locke and Latham’s goal setting theory and the SMART set that our managers love to ask us to state in our reports.
I actually like SMART goals. The version I use goes along the lines of: Continue reading