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English proverbs to keep you positive

Throughout the ages, proverbs have expressed well-known wisdom and advice. Take a look at these common English proverbs, and apply their truths to your language learning.


The first step is always the hardest

Sometimes starting something new can be difficult. If you've never studied English before, you might be faced with apprehension. However, one you get started, you won't regret it!

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again

Sometimes it's easy to give up when we don't succeed, instead of persisting. But don't lose confidence with learning English! Everyone has different learning styles, and with a little work, you can find the style that's right for you.

No pain, no gain

Without hard work, you won't achieve anything. Learning English may seem like a difficult task, but with a little dedication, you'll gain big rewards!

Don't cry over spilled milk

If something has already happened that you can't change, don't be upset about it. Maybe you regret the time you've wasted not studying English, but instead of feeling sorry about the past, focus on your future - a future with English.

Make hay while the sun shines

You should take advantage of the time and opportunities you have to do the things you want. Isn't now a great time to make the most of Englishtown's resources?

Practice makes perfect

Don't be disappointed if you aren't an expert at something right away. Sometimes you may not feel your English progress, but the more you practice, the more fluent you will become.

There's more than one way to skin a cat

There are many ways to achieve the same goal. Maybe you've given up on English because you don't have the time to attend classes. If so, take a look at online learning at Englishtown – you can study at any time anywhere and get the same results.

You reap what you sow

The amount of success you have is based on the amount of work you put into it. Everyone is aiming for success, so make sure you're giving your work and your English studies your all!

Two heads are better than one

Two people working together can accomplish more than one person alone. Why don't you join a conversation class or find a study partner to practice your English with?

Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today

Stop procrastinating, and do everything you can today. English has never been as vital to career success as it is now – and there is no better time than the present to study English! Take that first step, and sign up for Englishtown today.

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