Smart Goals for English Fluency

quiz created by Michelle Morissette


Watch the video  as many times as you need to and answer the following questions. You can print out the questions, or answer them on a separate piece of paper

Bring your answers to class

1.  Why is it a good idea to use SMART goals to improve your English?



2. Why isn't  the goal of becoming fluent in English a specific goal?  How  

    could you make it more specific?



3.What other specific goal did the speaker mention?  How could she measure





 3.  Why is it important to have action-oriented goals?



4.     Is learning how to like speaking a language an action oriented goal? Why

        or why not?



5.    Why is it important for goals to be realistic? 



6.     What example does the speaker give of realistic vs unrealistic. 



7.     Why does she suggest breaking down your goals into smaller steps?



8.    Why does she suggest setting one day, one week, and one month goals?



10.   Why is it important to set a deadline to accomplish each of your goals?



9.    List two goals of your own for listening and 2 for speaking. ( 4) 

       a)  What are they specifically?


       b) How would you measure them?


       c)  Are they action oriented? ( What will you actually do?) 


       d)  Are they realistic? Why?


       e) Are they time bound? Do you had a specific time frame in mind? a deadline?




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