Motivation

Why Nonplussed is my favourite word in the English Language

Antagonym? Contranym? Janus word?  Unpaired word  Unbeknownst to many, there are two pretty odd quirks of the English language out there that happen to be my favourites for reasons that may seem nonsensical. Unfortunately, they often go overlooked. I just used three examples: Unbeknownst (meaning not many people know about it) and nonsensical (meaning something …

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3 Things That Will Kill Your Motivation Fast When Learning English

In a previous post “Don’t forget motivation”, we talked about how important motivation is when it comes to learning English fast and effectively.  Long story short: if you’re not motivated to learn, then it’s going to take longer and be less fun. Motivated English learners are the best kind.  So why is it so hard …

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