A 30 Day English Goal - Ted Tuesdays

A 30 Day English Plan

Is there anything you’d like to add to your day?

Is there any routine or habit that you think would help you be happier, be more productive, become a better English speaker?

In today’s TED Tuesday lesson, I will be talking about small things can make a big impact on your life, and why it’s okay to start small in all your endeavors.

The Main Points
  • Start small then slowly build your way up by taking up bigger habits.
  • The same goes for the amount of time you spend on building up new habits,  it doesn’t exactly have to be 30 days immediately, you can even start building your habits for a week or two then slowly build it up.
  • Try something new whenever you are stuck in a rut.
  • When you’ve successfully implemented a new habit, take the extra step further by doing a new habit.
  • Start small and just focus on doing these new habits for 30 days until you get the hang of it.
The Vocab & Expressions
  • Stuck in a rut: means to be stuck in a hole, not progressing, trapped
  • Desk-dwelling: the verb to dwell is to live somewhere, to be desk-dwelling means to be always staying in your desk
  • Wanting something badly: expression, wanting something a lot
  • From scratch: meaning from the beginning
  • As it turns out: presenting something that people might have thought was different or they were thinking a different way about something.
  • Stick: in this context, to make a habit stay until it becomes permanent
  • Give it a shot: to give something a try
The Joke

Relationships are like fat people. Most of them don’t work out.

*Fat people don’t work out

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