Accelerate Your English Confidence in 2020 — Part 2
Part 2 of how to accelerate your English confidence in 2020 + a free bonus with 30 speaking prompts for daily practice.
In this lesson, we’ll finish the process to set successful goals and become unstoppable in your English this year.
- You’ll learn how to make real progress in your English confidence and stop wasting time on what doesn’t work.
- Learn how to prioritize what you want.
- Begin taking steps today to be a more confident English speaker.
In 2020, I want to help you focus on what will accelerate your English confidence and growth.
PLUS — I have a surprise bonus for you! 🙌
Watch the lesson to find out how to use my 30 Speaking Prompts for Daily Practice to give you an immediate boost toward your English goals.
Part 2 on how accelerate your English confidence in 2020.
Lesson by Annemarie
Accelerate Your English Confidence in 2020 — Part 2
5 Questions to Accelerate Your English Confidence in 2020
Here are the 5 questions to finish your plan to accelerate your English confidence this year.
- What did you do in 2019 that helped you move toward your goal of English confidence and can help you continue in 2020?
- This is a fun one. It’s time to dream. For this question I absolutely want you to forget about all those negative memories and fears. Just focus on what’s possible.
- On your list, what is most important to you right now? Why?
- Now let’s zero in on ( = focus intently) on that specific goal you circled. Imagine that you accomplish that goal by the end of 2020 — how would that feel to you? What would your life be like? What would you do?
- What steps or actions can you take now, that will help you be that person now?
Why do these questions work?
Denis Waitely, an American motivational speaker, writer and consultant, says “To establish true self-confidence, we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.”
In Part 1, I asked you to think about the negative stories and bad memories you want to say goodbye to in 2019 AND identify how you made progress.
I want to help you create true confidence in your English.
But thinking about 2019 isn’t enough. There are two more steps needed to make true progress:
- Make a plan.
- Take action.
The truth is: dreams will always be dreams if you don’t take action.
In Part 2, you learn how to become the confident English speaker you want to be and how to start doing it today.
Final Thoughts on Accelerating Your English Confidence in 2020
Annie Dillard says, “How we spend our days is how we spend our lives.”
It’s seems so simple. Doesn’t it? We do have a choice about what to do today, tomorrow, and the next day.
- Option 1: hold on to those fears you had in 2019. You can continue doing things that don’t work. You can’t continue saying, “I can’t.”
- Option 2: decide that today you’re going to focus on what’s possible.
You can make choices about how to spend your time and prioritize activities that are meaningful to you, activities that help you accomplish the goals you have in life.
You don’t have to wait until the end of 2020 to feel and behave like the person you want to be. You can start today.
30 Speaking Prompts for Daily Practice — Free Bonus!!
I know that your 2020 goal includes building your English confidence so you can speak, share ideas, ask questions, participate in conversations, and so much more — without fear of judgement or making mistakes.
That’s why you’re here watching this lesson.
To help you get started, I have a 30-day challenge for you.
This is a 30-day speaking challenge that you can do no matter where you live and it combines perfectly with the confidence-building method I share in my “How to Say What You Want” training. (If you haven’t watched that training, I absolutely recommend that you do.)
So here’s what I want you to do:
- Download my 30-day speaking challenge with speaking prompts. These different prompts will help you activate vocabulary and practice a variety of speaking skills and grammar forms over the next 30 days.
- When you download the prompts, I’ll include a link to my ‘How to Say What You Want’ training. If you’ve never watched it, do that first and then start with your 30 day challenge.
- The last step is: tell me that you’re doing the challenge! I want to cheer you on and motivate you to keep going. You can tell me in the comment section at the end of the online lesson. That’s where I’ll be in January and February to see how you’re doing.
It’s easy. 😊
👉 Download the 30 Speaking Prompts for Daily Practice and get started today!
To end, I’ve got a challenge for you. After you answer the questions in this lesson, share with me:
- What is ONE action step you can take to become the confident English speaker you want to be?
And of course, if you do the 30 Speaking Prompts for Daily Practice challenge, I want to know about it!
Tell me in the comments below so I can cheer you on, check on how things are going, and help you stay on track.
Have a fantastic Confident English Wednesday!
Get the Confidence to Say What You Want in English
Download my free training on how to build the courage and confidence you need to say what you want in English.
You'll also get my Confident English lessons delivered by email every Wednesday and occasional information about available courses. You can unsubscribe any time.
Learn with me
Most Recent Lessons
English speakers love to use ‘get’ in English conversation because it’s more casual. Learn 9 ways you can use get in your conversations.
Get 18 advanced-level English collocations, idioms, and more for successful conversations on time management and productivity in English.
Stop missing opportunities to share your ideas when brainstorming in English due to feeling stuck, shy, or too nervous to speak. Get 4 simple tips for brainstorming as an introvert in English