May 17, 2023
How Max From Argentina Overcame His Struggles and Became an
English Teacher 🇦🇷
Feeling stuck in your language learning journey? Don't worry and
never give up! In this episode, we share Max's language learning
story and how he became an English teacher, despite struggling at
Table of Contents:
- Bumpy start (0:00)
- Paralyzing fear of speaking English (4:09)
- The time after Max dropped out of school (6:04)
- Speaking practice came later (8:05)
- Learning English as an introvert (10:30)
- Tips and tricks for introverted learners (13:00)
- Couch Surfing to learn a language (16:54)
- English teacher, private tutor, YouTuber, Video
- What to expect on Max's YouTube channel (23:07)
- Favorite expressions: Off The Top Of My Head / To Do
- Mate 🧉: Mate is a South American herbal beverage with a bitter
taste, known for its stimulating properties and social
- To plug sth.: to promote or advertise sth., often in a
- if you will allow me to plug my
YouTube channel. It is called I'm Max and I will teach you
- To leave your/a mark (on): to make a lasting impact or
impression on something or someone.
- I want them to experience the
world fully in English and leave their mark in it.
- Vanity metrics: vanity metrics refer to superficial or
meaningless statistics that may appear impressive but hold little
actual value or impact.
- Daniel: And where do you see your YouTube channel in five
year? Max: Well, I mean, hopefully a lot bigger and with a
lot more subscribers and really, I don't care about the numbers
really. Those are vanity metrics.
- Wishy-washy: feeble or insipid in quality or character.
- Don't compare yourself with others in the sense that you are
beating yourself up. Instead, focus on your targets and compare to
your younger self.
- Having a clear goal in mind can help you become the person you
want to be.
- Reviewing and consolidating knowledge is crucial to establish a
solid foundation for future progress.
- Don't be too focused or obsessed with the idea of becoming
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