some plans. These plans are our goals for learning English.
Hussein (from Iran)
My goal this year is to learn more vocabulary. I have a part-time job in a supermarket so I can
English. This is very useful. I have a notebook and I write down the new words that I hear. Each morning I look at the words in my notebook,
them out loud and then try to write them from memory. During the day, I try to use some of the new words.
vocabulary helps me to make Kiwi friends.
Yan (from China)
, so I don't have much confidence when speaking English.
very shy. My goal this year is to improve my speaking and listening.
this by talking to my neighbour every day. I will think of some questions to ask him about my neighbourhood.
chatting. When he understands my poor English I feel really good.
Desta (from Ethiopia)
a hairdressing course. The course has a lot of reading and writing, so my goal is to improve my reading and writing skills. This summer I enrolled in a special writing course.
helped me. Each day there was homework and the teacher corrected my writing and showed me how to improve it. Now, every evening I write about my day. I keep a journal and write down interesting things that have happened. It will help me to get ready for the hairdressing course.