Some of it helped, but most – do not. Reasons? We engaged in at least one, maximum – 3 times a week for an hour. And it is very small. The fact that the study of foreign languages can be compared with the training of athletes. Have you ever – ever seen or heard about the athlete who has achieved What – or heights in the sport, doing what – either sport 3 times a week? The process of settling in the language and becoming a good athlete is almost identical. Remember a very simple axiom: good to learn a foreign language only if you deal with them at least 4 times a week for 30 minutes or more.
In sport, of course, requires more time, but the principle is the same. Therefore, if you really want to learn English and deal with them 4 times a week at home themselves apart from studying with private tutors. Attempt Three: Tutorials in attempts to take the height of the name "English", many use another hard and effectively as they naively think gun: tutorials in English. Do you think it is possible to be good sports, working out of a book? For example, can be technically footballer, having mastered a few good tricks on the tutorial? Of course, no. Never! And the sport and study a foreign-languages, particularly English, it is impossible for the self, because in this and in other cases, practice. The process of settling in any foreign language is a combination of theory, is the grammar of English, and practice.