Julian Northbrook
I'm Julian Northbrook and welcome to Doing English. Doing English, a place for frustrated non-native English speakers who want to speak extraordinary English Whether you're a doctor or an artist, an IT professional, a chef or anything else, Doing English will show you how to learn English, speak English well and use the language as a tool for success in your life. A bit about Julian: Creator of the infamous MEFA English course and leader of the League of Extraordinary English Speakers. Went to Tokyo to be an Artist and failed. Lived there for 13 years anyway. Now I live on the beautiful coast of West Cork, Ireland. Published author and researcher. Oh, and I'm Autistic (a very good thing for you and your English). Stuff by Julian: I send daily tips to help you speak better English, straight to your inbox. You can sign up for those here: http://doingenglish.com You can also follow me on Quora here: https://www.quora.com/profile/Julian-Northbrook (I answer most questions)

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Why is it hard to speak English fluently? Why is it hard to speak English fluently?
1 month ago En
Why is it hard to speak English fluently? If you're finding it hard, you're doing the wrong thing. Check out my free "Rocket Launch Method" training to learn how to do it right: https://doingenglish.com/FreeTraining ......................................................... I sent daily tips to help you speak better English: http://doingenglish.com Follow me on Quora: https://www.quora.com/profile/Julian-Northbrook ......................................................... Courses ...................... MEFA: http://doingenglish.com/MEFA EES: http://doingenglish.com/EES Books.......................... Master English FAST: https://mybook.to/MasterEnglishFAST More Books by me: http://author.to/JulianNorthbrook About Julian and Doing English .................. I'm Julian Northbrook and welcome to Doing English. Doing English, a place for frustrated non-native English speakers who want to speak extraordinary English Whether you're a doctor or an artist, an IT professional, a chef or anything else, Doing English will show you how to learn English, speak English well and use the language as a tool for success in your life. A bit about Julian: Creator of the infamous MEFA English course and leader of the League of Extraordinary English Speakers. Went to Tokyo to be an Artist and failed. Lived there for 13 years anyway. Now I live on the beautiful coast of West Cork, Ireland. Published author and researcher. Oh, and I'm Autistic (a very good thing for you and your English). Stuff by Julian: I send daily tips to help you speak better English, straight to your inbox. You can sign up for those here: http://doingenglish.com You can also follow me on Quora here: https://www.quora.com/profile/Julian-Northbrook (I answer most questions)
Can I be a native speaker of English? Can I be a native speaker of English?
1 month ago En
CAN I BE A NATIVE SPEAKER OF ENGLISH? Read it on the blog: https://doingenglish.com/blog/can-you-be-a-native-speaker-of-english-if-you-were-born-in-another-country/ ......................................................... I send daily tips to help you speak better English: http://doingenglish.com Follow me on Quora: https://www.quora.com/profile/Julian-Northbrook ......................................................... Courses ...................... MEFA: http://doingenglish.com/MEFA EES: http://doingenglish.com/EES Books.......................... Master English FAST: https://mybook.to/MasterEnglishFAST More Books by me: http://author.to/JulianNorthbrook About Julian and Doing English .................. I'm Julian Northbrook and welcome to Doing English. Doing English, a place for frustrated non-native English speakers who want to speak extraordinary English Whether you're a doctor or an artist, an IT professional, a chef or anything else, Doing English will show you how to learn English, speak English well and use the language as a tool for success in your life. A bit about Julian: Creator of the infamous MEFA English course and leader of the League of Extraordinary English Speakers. Went to Tokyo to be an Artist and failed. Lived there for 13 years anyway. Now I live on the beautiful coast of West Cork, Ireland. Published author and researcher. Oh, and I'm Autistic (a very good thing for you and your English). Stuff by Julian: I send daily tips to help you speak better English, straight to your inbox. You can sign up for those here: http://doingenglish.com You can also follow me on Quora here: https://www.quora.com/profile/Julian-Northbrook (I answer most questions)
Why My Teachers Were Wrong About Me? Why My Teachers Were Wrong About Me?
5 months ago En
Check out the Free Training: http://doeng.co/uekM #WhatToFocusOn #EnglishLearning #EnglishAdvice
The Only Things Worth Focusing On The Only Things Worth Focusing On
5 months ago En
Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/uee3 #WhatToFocusOn #AdviceforEnglishLearners #EnglishStruggle
The Best Time to Improve Your English The Best Time to Improve Your English
5 months ago En
Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/ud94 #ImproveYourEnglish #BestTimetoImproveYourEnglish #EnglishAdvice
Why Where You Are Doesn't Matter? Why Where You Are Doesn't Matter?
5 months ago En
Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/ud2B #Attitude #ImprovingYourEnglish #GrowingInEnglish #EnglishLearningTip
This Does My Head In This Does My Head In
5 months ago En
Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/udXh #Attitude #MakeAchange #EnglishLearningTips
True Courage True Courage
6 months ago En
Check out my Free Training: http://doeng.co/udHN #TrueCourage #EnglishProficiency #SpeakEnglishConfidently
Three Questions Holding You Back Three Questions Holding You Back
6 months ago En
Watch my free training: http://doeng.co/udEQ #ImproveEnglish #MasterEnglish #EnglishLearningGoals
Why Co-workers Who Speak Better English Than You Are Irrelevant Why Co-workers Who Speak Better English Than You Are Irrelevant
6 months ago En
Got co-workers who speak better English than you? Doesn't matter. Free Training: http://doingenglish.com/freetraining
What is the English Learning Plateau? What is the English Learning Plateau?
6 months ago En
As a beginner, you improved fast... and then you hit the intermediate level, and suddenly you stopped improving. Why? What happened? Simple, really.... you hit the Intermediate English Learning Plateau. Watch my free training: http://doeng.co/udDb Read my book: http://doeng.co/udDc #IntermediateEnglish #AdvancedEnglish #EnglishLearningPlateau
Why The Author of 'Think and Grow Rich' Died Broke Why The Author of 'Think and Grow Rich' Died Broke
6 months ago En
Napoleon Hill died broke for the same reason as you fail to improve your English. Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/udC9 Read my book: http://doeng.co/udDa #mindset #attitude #EnglishFluency #Action
Three Things to Give Up If You Want to be Happy Living in English Three Things to Give Up If You Want to be Happy Living in English
6 months ago En
Check out my Free Training: http://doeng.co/udx0 #KeyToHappyLife #SpeakingEnglish #EnglishAdvice #LifeAdvice
Easy to do, Easy Not to Do Easy to do, Easy Not to Do
6 months ago En
Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/udvB #EnglishImprovement #HowToImproveMyEnglish #EnglishAdvice
You Are Not A Tree You Are Not A Tree
6 months ago En
Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/udsr #DifficultiesInLearningEnglish #BestWaysToImproveEnglish #EnglishAdvice #EnglishLearningMotivation
The Way you Think About English Is Too Simple The Way you Think About English Is Too Simple
6 months ago En
Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/udjN Or talk to me about how (and IF) I can help you: http://doeng.co/udjO #SpeakingEnglish #EnglishFluency #ESL #EnglishAdvice
Caterpillar English Learning for the Uninspired Caterpillar English Learning for the Uninspired
6 months ago En
Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/udjD Or talk to me about how (and IF) I can help you: http://doeng.co/udjE #EnglishLearning #BestWayToLearnEnglish #EnglishLearningMotivation #EnglishAdvice
How to Write a Lot? (Or: How to Learn a Lot of English). How to Write a Lot? (Or: How to Learn a Lot of English).
6 months ago En
How to Write a Lot: http://mybook.to/HowToWriteALot Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/udjC Or talk to me about how (and IF) I can help you: http://doeng.co/udjB #ImproveEnglishFast #FastWayToLearnEnglish #EnglishLearning #EnglishAdvice
Do Children Really Learn Languages Faster? Do Children Really Learn Languages Faster?
6 months ago En
Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/udjy Or talk to me about how (and IF) I can help you: http://doeng.co/udjA #NeverTooOldToLearn #EnglishLearningMotivation #EnglishAdvice
3 Things to STOP Focusing On to Speak English Well 3 Things to STOP Focusing On to Speak English Well
6 months ago En
Here are three things NOT to focus on if you want to get better at speaking English. Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/udge Or talk to me about how (and IF) I can help you: http://doeng.co/udgf #ImproveInEnglish #SpeakBetterEnglish #EnglishAdvice
Do natives truly care about your English? Do natives truly care about your English?
6 months ago En
How do native speakers truly feel when talking with non native speakers? Somebody asked on a question and answer site, Quora: “How do native speakers truly feel when talking with non native speakers?” This was an interesting question. But more interesting were the responses. I did an analysis of all of them, and here’s what I found... ======== Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/udcv Or talk to me about how (and IF) I can help you: http://doeng.co/udcw #EnglishConversation #EnglishConversationWithNativeSpeaker #HowToMakeGoodConversation #EnglishAdvice
Why You Get What You Deserve Why You Get What You Deserve
6 months ago En
“The world in which we live and work is a mirror of our attitude and expectations.” ー Earl Nightingale I’m a big fan of Earl Nightingale. In in this video I talk about this quote and what it means for you, your English and your life. ======== Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/uc8Y Or talk to me about how (and IF) I can help you: http://doeng.co/uc8Z #AdvantageOfLearningEnglish #LearningSecondLanguage #ESL #EnglishAsASecondLanguage
This makes non-native English Speakers weep with frustration This makes non-native English Speakers weep with frustration
6 months ago En
This made my ex-student weep in frustration. Perhaps it does you too? In fact, if you make this mistake you’re almost definitely frustrated… which is sad, because it can be avoided so easily. ======== Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/uc4N Or talk to me about how (and IF) I can help you: http://doeng.co/uc4O #ImportanceOfCultureInLanguageLearning #EnglishLearning #EnglishAdvice
Is this mistake keeping you busy? Is this mistake keeping you busy?
6 months ago En
If you feel like you're spending a lot of time on English but not seeing progress... this may be why ======== Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/uc3f Or talk to me about how (and IF) I can help you: http://doeng.co/uc3g #English #ESL #EnglishAsASecondLanguage #SpeakingEnglish #ImproveEnglish #EnglishAdvice
Where there's a will... Where there's a will...
6 months ago En
Sometime around the beginning of 2009 my life hit rock bottom. Where there's a will there's a way. Here’s what I did to get out of it my crappy situation. ======== Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/ucVB Or talk to me about how (and IF) I can help you: http://doeng.co/ucVC #English #ESL #EnglishAsASecondLanguage #SpeakingEnglish #ImproveEnglish #EnglishAdvice
Don't Blame Others for Your English Failure Don't Blame Others for Your English Failure
6 months ago En
Don't blame your friends, coworkers, colleagues, parents, or teachers for your own failures. There's only one person you can blame. And that's you. ======== Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/ucSj Or talk to me about how (and IF) I can help you: http://doeng.co/ucSk
Why Can I Speak Easily One Day, But Not Another? Why Can I Speak Easily One Day, But Not Another?
6 months ago En
Yesterday speaking English was easy… … but today you suck! Why does this happen? Well, it’s all to do with the different elements of fluency. Watch the video, where I explain. Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/ucNM Or talk to me about how (and IF) I can help you: http://doeng.co/ucNN #English #ESL #EnglishAsASecondLanguage #SpeakingEnglish #ImproveEnglish #EnglishAdvice
How Many Words Do You Need? How Many Words Do You Need?
6 months ago En
How many words do you actually need to speak English? People tend to get obsessed with vocabulary learning. But memorising more words may not be half as important as you think it is. ======== Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/ucKE Or talk to me about how (and IF) I can help you: http://doeng.co/ucKF #English #ESL #EnglishAsASecondLanguage #SpeakingEnglish #ImproveEnglish #EnglishAdvice
A Vomiting Story (Screwing Up in English Elegantly). A Vomiting Story (Screwing Up in English Elegantly).
7 months ago En
Inevitable fact: at some point, you’re going to screw up in English. Making mistakes is a part of the process, and if you’re not making mistakes… you’re not doing enough. But they can be embarrassing, can’t they? Well, take a leaf out of this vomiting-teenager’s book and learn to screw up in English elegantly. ★Watch the Free Training: http://doeng.co/ucAG ★Or talk to me about how (and IF) I can help you: http://doeng.co/ucAH #English #ESL #EnglishAsASecondLanguage #SpeakingEnglish #ImproveEnglish
My English Doesn't Improve My English Doesn't Improve
7 months ago En
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How to Improve Reading Fluency? How to Improve Reading Fluency?
7 months ago En
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Why Did You Shave Your Hair Again? Why Did You Shave Your Hair Again?
7 months ago En
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How Do I know When I'm Fluent in English? How Do I know When I'm Fluent in English?
7 months ago En
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Why I'm Going to be a Greek Adonis Sex God Why I'm Going to be a Greek Adonis Sex God
7 months ago En
Detailed Blog: http://doingenglish.com/blog/greek-adonis-sex-god-in-tight-jeans-and-a-leather-jacket/?utm_campaign=Youtube_Tips&utm_medium=Blog&utm_source=YouTube&utm_term=p47rWFxGbkE&utm_content=Why_I'm_Going_to_be_a_Greek_Adonis_Sex_God Books: https://doingenglish.com/books/?utm_campaign=Youtube_Tips&utm_medium=Blog&utm_source=YouTube&utm_term=p47rWFxGbkE&utm_content=Why_I'm_Going_to_be_a_Greek_Adonis_Sex_God
Should new EES members do all the lessons in order? Should new EES members do all the lessons in order?
7 months ago En
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Does Reading Aloud Improve Fluency? Does Reading Aloud Improve Fluency?
7 months ago En
Detailed Blog: http://doingenglish.com/blog/does-reading-aloud-improve-fluency/ Master English FAST: http://doingenglish.com/master-english-fast/?utm_campaign=Youtube_Tips&utm_medium=Blog_Post&utm_source=YouTube&utm_term=30012019&utm_content=Does_reading_aloud_improve_fluency?
Two Minute Fluency Building Tip Two Minute Fluency Building Tip
7 months ago En
Detailed blog: http://doingenglish.com/blog/helping-you-master-english-2-minutes-at-a-time/ Master English FAST: MasterEnglishFAST.com
Im terrified... Im terrified...
8 months ago En
Stupid English Teacher Screws Up Again (I forgot to upload this) Stupid English Teacher Screws Up Again (I forgot to upload this)
8 months ago En
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Can You Listen Your Way to Fluency? Can You Listen Your Way to Fluency?
8 months ago En
Become an EES Member: http://juliannorthbrook.com/ees Master English FAST: MasterenglishFAST.com Detail blog: http://juliannorthbrook.com/blog/can-you-listen-your-way-to-fluency/ Can you learn to speak fluent English just by listening a lot? It's certainly an appealing way to fluency, but the reality may be that English listening learning systems may not be that effective.
Are Your English Learning Beliefs Wrong? Are Your English Learning Beliefs Wrong?
8 months ago En
Detailed Blog: http://juliannorthbrook.com/blog/are-your-english-learning-beliefs-wrong/ Master English FAST: http://MasterEnglishFAST.com
Will Improving English Change Your Identity? Will Improving English Change Your Identity?
8 months ago En
Detailed Blog: http://juliannorthbrook.com/blog/will-improving-english-change-your-identity/ Advanced English Conversation: http://juliannorthbrook.com/advanced-english/
Are You Teaching Yourself to Translate in Your Head? Are You Teaching Yourself to Translate in Your Head?
9 months ago En
If you're stuck translating in your head and not thinking in English you be making it worse, not better with the method you use. Think English Speak English: http://ThinkEnglishSpeakEnglish.com Do translate in your head when you speak English? If you are constantly thinking of everything in your head, trying to combine grammar rules and words and translating from your first language… not only will you speak slowly and awkwardly, but it’ll destroy your enjoyment of speaking English and frustrate others who just want to have a fun conversation with you. This is where Think English, Speak English comes in: http://ThinkEnglishSpeakEnglish.com This book will show you how to think in English when you speak English and stop performing ‘mental gymnastics’ every time you try to have a conversation. If you’ve reached an intermediate to advanced level in English, can read, and understand a book like this BUT you still struggle to speak fluently and understand what people say instantly because—like many people—you’re stuck translating in your head … Think English, Speak English will help: http://ThinkEnglishSpeakEnglish.com The Goal is simple: to stop translating in your head, and think directly in English so you can speak, and understand, the language fluently like you do your native language. Study this book carefully, put what you learn into practice, and speaking, and understanding, English will become a hell of a lot easier. http://ThinkEnglishSpeakEnglish.com
Will You Forget Your English If You Stop Using It Will You Forget Your English If You Stop Using It
9 months ago En
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I'm Scared to Speak English With My Clients I'm Scared to Speak English With My Clients
9 months ago En
Detailed Blog Post: http://juliannorthbrook.com/blog/im-scared-to-speak-english-with-my-clients/ Become an EES Member: http://JulianNorthbrook.com/ees
You Must be Learning English Every Day You Must be Learning English Every Day
9 months ago En
Detailed blog post: http://juliannorthbrook.com/blog/you-must-be-learning-english-every-day-even-if-just-10-minutes/ Master English FAST: http://MasterenglishFAST.com
What My Research Tells You About English Learning Materials What My Research Tells You About English Learning Materials
9 months ago En
Materials Matter: http://doingenglish.com/materials-matter/
Speaking Amazing English Speaking Amazing English
9 months ago En
Detailed blog post: http://juliannorthbrook.com/blog/speaking-amazing-english/ Become an EES member: http://doingenglish.com/ees/
The Gordon Ramsay Guide to English Learning Materials The Gordon Ramsay Guide to English Learning Materials
9 months ago En
Detailed blog post: http://juliannorthbrook.com/blog/the-gordon-ramsay-guide-to-english-learning-materials/ Julian's New book: http://doingenglish.com/materials-matter/
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