Our strategies

Here is a list of strategies some of Ronaldo's students came up with

Things I have already done to learn English: 
  • Ask questions to my friends
  • Do exercises / homework
  • Go to class
  • Listen to music in English / try to understand the meaning and words I don’t know / read the lyrics / look for a translation of the song / try to translate the song
  • Listen to what the teacher says
  • Look up in the dictionary words that I don’t know
  • Pay attention in class (pay attention to the teacher and to the exercises)
  • Read books / texts in English
  • Speak English all the time / during class
  • Study (for the test)
  • Take the test
  • Talk to my friends in English 
  • Watch movies/programs in English with no subtitles or with subtitles in English / pay attention to the subtitles
  • Write some sentences in my letters and in my book in English
  • Write the composition

  

Things I have never done but I know I could do to learn more English:

  • Ask more things to the teacher
  • Check the homework answers
  • Do more English homework
  • Go to all classes
  • Go to bed early to pay more attention
  • Listen to the radio, TV, people talking in English, more songs in English
  • Look up in the dictionary words I don’t know
  • Participate more
  • Pay more attention to the teacher
  • Play games in English
  • Practice more
  • Read books, magazines, grammar in English
  • Read the blog
  • Speak English at home
  • Study (more) at home: for the test, the things we do everyday in class, the things the teacher asks us to do
  • Talk more
  • Talk only in English with my friends in class and when not in class
  • Talk to (English-speaking) people in English
  • Travel to an English-speaking country
  • Visit CTJ’s website and do the exercises
  • Watch more movies/programs in English with no subtitles
  • Write letters to friends in English