Posts tagged excellence


What would you do if nobody’s watching?

I’m a big fan of minimalist writing. Minimalist prose that is from the likes of Amy Hempel, Douglas Coupland and Chuck Palahniuk. The latter who is mostly known for writing the book that the movie “Fight Club” was based upon…

November 26, 2010, by

Learning English

Free Lesson: English Phrasal Verbs 1 [VIDEO]

a lesson by Jeremiah Bourque. (intro via “open-source audio” @ archive dot org Did you like this video? This is just one example of many lesson packs soon to be released as digital downloads in Learn Out Live’s shop,…

April 16, 2010, by

Learning English

A Language Carries An Entire Culture On Its Back

I like to say, language begins from personal experience. As little children, we learn from others how to identify objects around us. Repetition of words occurs in the context of what things in the family home are called. Language, however,…

March 29, 2010, by

Learning English

A Brief Introduction to the Nuts & Bolts of Reaching Excellence in the English Language

1. What Is Excellence? “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle What is excellence? Excellence is the habit of doing things in a superior manner. This means to produce results…

February 26, 2010, by


Excellence in English [PODCAST]

In this episode, I talk about how excellence in English is possible, even for those learning English as a second language, and how no one should have to settle for being fluent in bad English. [audio:|autostart=no]

January 26, 2010, by