236. What is the 10,000 Hour Rule? (English Vocabulary Lesson)

Thinking in English

May 24 2023 • 24 mins

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Recently I’ve seen a lot of people online talking about the 10,000 Hour Rule. Today, I’m going to look at the rule, the evidence for and against it, and discuss how all of you listening can apply the 10,000-hour rule to learning English!

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  • Mastery (n) - Achieving a high level of skill or expertise in a particular field.
  • Deliberate practice (phrase) - Focused and intentional effort to improve specific aspects of a skill.
  • Comfort zone (phrase) - The level of difficulty or familiarity within which a person feels at ease.
  • Second nature (phrase) - Something that has become so natural and instinctive that it feels effortless.
  • To propel (v) - to drive or push forward; cause progress or advancement.
  • Sustained effort (phrase) - Consistent and continuous application of energy or resources.
  • Multifaceted (adj) - Having many different aspects or elements.
  • Knack (n) - A natural skill or talent for doing something.
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