The Top 7 Lessons from Speak Confident English in 2016
The most popular lessons of 2016 all in one easy-to-find place!
Today is the LAST Confident English Wednesday of 2016 and I thought you might enjoy knowing about the Top 7 Lessons from Speak Confident English this year.
Of course, it’s also common to reflect on the past year, so here are some 2016 highlights from Speak Confident English:
- The Confident English Community grew from 957 to 3,016 people! Wow!
- Speak Confident English hosted four 10-Day Fluency Challenges in 2016.
- Fluency School started and had two successful 1-month courses.
- The Facebook Community grew to more than 5,200 fans!
- Speak Confident English joined Pinterest and Instagram (are you following me?)
- My students became more confident and fluent in English – read their stories here.
In just one year, so much is possible!
Let’s get you ready for 2017 with the most popular lessons from 2016.
Review the lessons below to see if your favorite is on the list. Or maybe there is a lesson you missed but it will help you take another step forward in your English.
And then be sure to tell me what you want to learn in 2017. You can share with me in the comments.
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The 7 Most Popular Lessons in 2016 from Speak Confident English
The lessons below were the most popular of 2016 based on a combination of the number of social shares, comments, and the number of people who read the lesson. Which one was your favorite?
The 11 Best Podcasts to Improve Your Listening Skills
Want to improve your listening skills in English but not sure where to start? I’ve got the perfect lesson for you!
Learn exactly how you can boost your skills with podcasts. I’ve included my favorite podcasts so you know exactly where to start. The best thing about podcasts? You can listen anytime, anywhere!
32 New Ways to Say Thank You in English
Good news! This lesson will give you 32 new ways to say thank you in informal and formal situations in English.
5 Phrasal Verbs with Take to Increase Your Vocabulary
The truth is, we use them all the time. And you can too. Start with this list of just 5 phrasal verbs. Get some practice and add them to your active vocabulary today.
The Number 1 Job Interview Question in English: Tell Me About Yourself
Over the past year, I created 4 different lessons about job interviews because I know it can be scary and challenging to prepare. All of the job interview lessons were very popular, but this is a good one to start with.
How to Use Commas to Improve Your English Writing
Use this lesson to get the most useful tips and rules for using commas in your English writing.
English Travel Vocabulary with Stories about Travel
Go beyond basic English travel vocabulary so you can share your own travel stories more easily in English. Find out how to talk about adventure travel, staycations, or even some occasional luxury travel.
Avoid These Common Mistakes in Your English Emails
Emails are often the first impression some one has of you. Make sure you sound professional and polite in your emails by avoiding the most common mistakes.
Bonus: My Two Favorite Lessons from 2016
Every lesson I write is special in some way because it answers the questions you have in English. But this year, here are two lessons I truly enjoyed creating for you.
English Conversation: 10 Questions to Start a Conversation with Anyone
I wrote this lesson specifically for some of my students who wanted to know how to start a conversation: what are the right questions to ask? And what topics are okay? Use this list to help you get started.
How to Talk Naturally about Food & Cooking in English
I loved writing this lesson and helping you become more familiar with daily expressions and vocabulary we use for talking about food and cooking. Be sure to share your own story with me in the comments!
What Would You Like to Learn Most in 2017?
With every new year comes new goals, new hopes, new desires for the future.
Do your hopes for 2017 include improving your English fluency and confidence?
What do you want to learn the most this year?
What do you need the most help with?
Is there a questions you’ve always had about something in English?
I would love to provide you with the lessons that will help you be the most successful in English this year. Please share with me your ideas, suggestions, or questions. You can share in the comments section below.
I look forward to helping you in 2017!
P.S. Did your favorite Confident English lesson make this list? If not, share your favorite in the comments below! It might help someone else.
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