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The REAL Reasons Why People Can’t Learn English

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The REAL Reasons Why People Can’t Learn English

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English is the most popular language to study on planet Earth. Fact!

Many business professionals see English as the ‘business language of the world’, university students may come across words in their own language that originate from English i.e. ‘marketing’ or maybe you just love to watch American movies. English can, and probably does, affect us all in some way. So how come not everybody studies English?

Here are the top reasons we uncovered from our research;

The Price

Studying anything can be expensive! Whether you are learning to drive or studying at university, it always costs more money than we would like. However, the reason we justify paying for driving lessons etc. is because we see it as an investment into ourselves. It will bring positive results! Just like English will, but it doesn’t need to be so expensive. 13% of our survey answers stated that the price of learning English was causing a problem.

POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS There are multiple methods and techniques that can teach you English for free! Although studying with an English teacher can help keep you motivated and progressing consistently, some people benefit more from teaching themselves. Here are some examples of how you can do this as well: 3 Ways to Teach Yourself English

 

No Time

Life in the 21st century is fast, stressful and hectic for many people! How do you have a career, family and then enough time for studying? A big challenge. Over 24% of our survey participants claimed that there are simply ‘not enough hours in the day’! So how can you use your time more wisely?

POSSIBLE SOLUTION – Organisation is the key! Creating a study plan can help you allocate time to studying English and provides you a structure to follow. Think of your work schedule. You know what you have to do and when you need to do it by. It can be the same for English … except more enjoyable!

 

No Teachers or Language Partners

Sometimes, the reason why people cannot study English is not their own fault. In certain parts of the world, there may simply be a lack of English teachers, or a lack of native English teachers in particular. From our research, we found that around 63% of participants said that having no teacher or language partner was the main element stopping them learning English.

POSSIBLE SOLUTION Over the last few years, there has been an emergence of online tutors, language exchange sites and various ways to learn English in your own home! Not only do you have the flexibility of where you study, but also a greater of choice of who you study with!

Despite the many challenges that you and other English learners have to deal with when learning English, there is always a solution!

Thanks for reading and please let me know what problems you have when learning English in the Comments below.

Bye for now!


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