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Emotional Intelligence (EQ) – Why Stalin beat Trotsky

This is part of a series of blogs that focuses on the attitudes of mind, behaviours and actions that a person can use to be successful at an English course. It’s practical stuff that, if applied, will have a practical … Continue reading

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Arnold Schwarzenegger vs Jason Bourne: having a flexible plan

This is part of a series of blogs that focuses on the attitudes of mind, behaviours and actions that a person can use to be successful at an English course. It’s practical stuff that, if applied, will have a practical … Continue reading

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Ten Rules for Creative Writing

Here are ten rules for writing. These are not THE rules. Just bits of advice that you may find useful when writing your folio piece. In descending order:   10. ‘Write a draft. Then let it rest.’     – Stephen King … Continue reading

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Bilbo Baggins and the power of deciding to pass your English exam

This is part of a series of blogs that focuses on the attitudes of mind, behaviours and actions that a person can use to be successful at an English course. It’s practical stuff that, if applied, will have a practical … Continue reading

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