6 Ways to Spring Clean Your ESL Learning

Updated: Apr 27, 2020


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It’s that time of year again: time for “spring cleaning”! This is the process of going from room to room in your home and clearing out and/or donating those items that you don’t need anymore.

It’s a chance to start fresh.

But what does this have to do with language learning?

Spring is a perfect time to ask yourself what is working on your language learning journey and what’s not. It’s a time for self-reflection and honesty.

So, take a look around. Do you see anything that might be preventing you from improving your English or another language? Do you see clutter?

According to scientists at the Princeton University Neuroscience Institute (Journal of Neuroscience, 2011), having multiple objects in our field of vision decreases our ability to focus.

And, if I know anything about language learning, it requires focus, even if it's just a little bit at a time.

So, if you're like me, maybe you need some help de-cluttering all of your language learning resources.

Here are 6 questions to get you moving:


1. What apps or pro