Tag Archives: language

self improvement

What is Consciousness?

What is consciousness? Language is often thought to be the tool of consciousness and evidence for the kind of consciousness that makes humans different from monkeys. Indeed, language has often been referred to as the “jewel of cognition.” r

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6 Tips For Writing Better Emails

It’s easy to assume that we know how to use email effectively: it’s been around for long enough. But if you find yourself struggling to communicate effectively by email, these six tips should help: r

motivational slogans and phrases

Day 54: How to Win Any Argument (And Get What You Really Want)

The wrong words can rip people apart and make them wonder if they ever had anything in common at all, the right ones can draw people closer and make them wonder how they ever lived apart. r

3 Power Tricks To Supercharge Your Day With Gratitude

Why is it so hard for you to say, “thank you” to you, when you say thank you to complete strangers every day (or at least I hope you do). If someone holds the door, or even when a waiter … r


Motivation Is All That Matters In Language Learning

When we talk about learning a foreign language, we often talk about different methods, if you should go to school or not and how much time is ideal to spend on the target language each day. Of course, those are interesting questions to ask, but I think they’re not as important as one thing: motivation. r

Self Learning

6 Steps To Effective Self Learning

The importance of self education and self learning. This report and other recent studies show that online learning, distance learning, and self-learning in general, are not only more convenient, but, in fact, more effective than the classroom, for high school, college and adult learners. In the last decade, the Internet, the MP3 player, the iPhone, and other mobile devices,as well as social networking sites, language exchange communities, online learning systems, university courses online and more, have changed how we deal with knowledge. Independent programmer-entrepreneurs are constantly developing new learning applications. The language lab is already obsolete, can the college lecture hall be far behind? The walls of academia, and the costs of learning, are crumbling before our eyes and ears. r