What prevents students from progressing?

What prevents students from progressing?
  • “I can never learn English” 
  • “I’m not good at languages” 
  • “I’m too young (old) for this”
  • “I haven’t got enough time” 
  • “I am too shy to speak to anybody in English” 
  • “I hate learning grammar” 
  • “Someone else can do it better than me” 

 

How often do you hear these statements from your students? I bet pretty oft