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English Fluency Now Podcast

The English Fluency Now podcast is for the serious English learner who wants to listen to real English in order to master the English language. Each episode discusses a topic in depth, so you can learn useful words and phrases that native speakers use. Listen to it over and over again until you completely understand it. Repetition is key!

Feb 19, 2015

A lot of people think that world-class peformers have special genes, that they are just born with talent, but recent research proves that this isn't true. Certainly some people are born with interests or they develop a passion for something as they grow, such as a passion for music, sports or academics, but in order to become a world-class musician, athlete or scientist, you must put in a lot of time and practice. In fact, you need to put in something called deliberate practice over many, many years. In this episode, you will learn more about this as I talk about Geoff Colvin's book "Talent is Overrated". Once you hear this podcast, you won't be able to complain that you don't have the language gene or the music gene or the sports gene; you will know what it takes to become an expert in anything. If you like this podcast, please leave me a positive review on iTunes. Also, you can get the Lesson Guide on the website at -- Thanks and enjoy!