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READING ESL: oh my goat!

READING ESL: oh my goat!

Edmund Lee, a writer at theantdaily, remembers a funny meeting with Uncle Chong, a likeable story-teller from a local coffee shop, and the story he had to tell about the recent Chinese New Year celebrations for the year of the goat.

A vocabulary list for some of the less common words used in the original story and a link to the original article in theantdaily are provided below this easy English version.

Oh My Goat!

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LTL DISCUSSION: getting motivated

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.

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LTL DISCUSSION: top 5 tips for goal-setters

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:

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