Dec 122011
 

If you can’t speak English naturally and fluently, it means you’ll meet one of 7 biggest mistakes as follows. Learning to solve these mistakes also means learning to speak English naturally and fluently:

1/ Scared of making mistake:

This is the first reason that you can’t speak English well:

You’re scared that other English learners can’t understand what you say because your pronunciation is not standard -> Then, you’re not confident to speak English.

You’re scared that other English learners can’t understand what you say because your grammar is not correct -> Then, you’re not confident to speak English.

Solution:

Learn to pronounce English in standard by learning to sing an English song. If you can sing an English song perfectly, it means your pronunciation is perfect for speaking. […]

Don’t worry about your grammar. No matter how bad your grammar is, other people can understand what you say clearly and easily. This is my experience of speaking English with native English speakers and other English learners. […]

2/ Vocabulary:

Many English learners learn vocabulary and try to put single words into a correct sentence. It’s amazing how many single words they can remember but they can’t connect single words into a correct sentence. It’s because they didn’t learn phrases. When children learn a language, they learns words through phrases, it means they never learn any single words because single words are hard to remember and useless.

If you want to speak English fluently, learn vocabulary through phrases instead of single words. If you know 100 single words, you maybe not speak a correct sentence. But if you know one phrase, you can make hundred of correct sentences. If you know 100 phrases, you’ll surprised at how many correct sentences you can speak.

Finally, when you know 1000 phrases, you’ll be fluent in both English grammar and English Speaking.

Solution:

Learn phrases instead of single words […]

3/ Focus so much on Grammar:

If you focus so much time on grammar, you don’t have time for making a good conversation, then you don’t know what to talk about. In stead of spending time on making a meaningful sentence, you spend it on making a correct sentence. That’s your problem.

Many of my students are bad at grammar, they can’t even write a correct sentence but their speaking skill is perfect. That’s because they focus on making a perfect conversation instead of perfect grammar.

Solution:

If you want to speak English fluently, stop learning grammar […]

And focus on how to create content for speaking […]

4/ Don’t practice enough Listening:

One of the reasons that you can’t speak English well is because your listening is bad. If you can’t hear what other people say in English, how do you confidently reply them in English?

Solution:

Practice Listening frequently by movies, short conversations until your Listening is perfect […]

5/ Use common words in English Speaking:

This is also one of the reasons you can’t speak English fluently. In English, there are some common words which are used in speaking to make the conversation smoother, it means you’ll speak English smoother if you use these words in Speaking.

Example:

1/John: Hey, Ana! Let’s go out for hot hot.

      Ana: Sorry, I’m in no mood for it now.

2/ John: Hey, Ana! Let’s go out for hot hot.

        Ana: Sorry, I’m not excited ate eating hot pot now.

In this example, the first phrase “I’m in no mood for it now” is shorter and smother to talk than the second one.

Solution:

Learn these common words and practice them in speaking […]

6/ Don’t practice enough Speaking:

It also means that you don’t know how to practice English speaking. And if you never practice speaking, you’ll never speak English fluently.

Solution:

Find a friend (an English learners) to learn English Speaking with.

Then, try to speak English with him/her once a day within 3 months and you’ll speak English fluently as you wish […]

7/ Don’t know what to talk about:

This is the most important thing in English speaking. If you don’t know what to talk about, how do you communicate English with others? It’s almost impossible.

You may be good at Vocabulary, Grammar and excellent at Listening, you know where to find someone to speak English with, but if you don’t know what to talk about, they’re all useless.

Solution:

Learn a method to create content for Speaking. Then, practice English with others within 3 months and you’ll speak English naturally and fluently as you wish […]

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    1. how do i do this

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