I’m starting a new series on my blog called ‘Getting to Know the Teachers‘! There are so many wonderful ESL teachers out there that everybody – teachers and students alike – can learn from. Whether… More
Sometimes we get so focused on where we want to go, that we forget how far we’ve come. We don’t realize how much we’ve actually accomplished.
Maybe you’ve been learning English for a year, and you’re frustrated because you feel that you still have so much to do. You’re not fluent, you make grammar mistakes, and you feel that your pronunciation could be better.
If you’re not careful, you can get really discouraged. You are just so focused on how far you have yet to go, and that can feel quite overwhelming.
Instead, though, try focusing on how far you’ve come! No doubt you’ve made a lot of progress in your English studies. Try writing all your achievements down! You’ll be impressed by your long list of accomplishments.
Sure, you may still have a long way to go, but you’re so far from where you used to be, and you should be extremely proud of that!