Forgetting English Isn't Your First Language

“Forgetting English Isn’t Your First Language” is the story of how Julian Northbrook mastered the world’s Hardest Language… and how you can do the same in English.

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Forgetting that English isn’t your first Language

Mastering English will open doors, chances and opportunities in your life. I’m sure you already know this. But unfortunately knowing and making it a reality are very different things.

At school, we’re taught we’re taught English with outdated methods and punished if we make mistakes. We end up with a fixed image of what we should look and sound like when we speak English. And when our speaking fails to match that image we’re left feeling frustrated and embarrassed.

Like we’ll never be good enough. The problem is no one ever teaches us the stuff that works in the real world. I know. I’ve been there.

And it wasn’t until I was forced to master Japanese that I finally understood the way to master English.

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An excellent method for upper-intermediate learners.

If you are an upper-intermediate English learner and are looking to improve your level, this method can really help you. It works.

Violeta, Mater English FAST reader

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Forgetting English Isn’t Your First Language

“Forgetting English Isn’t Your First Language” is the story of how Julian Northbrook mastered the world’s Hardest Language… and how you can do the same in English.

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