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I think this must be the most important thing for people who is learning English as second language. Most of us can write English well ,but can't communicate with no-native English speaker face to face.We afraid they can't understand us ,due to our accent or we can't express ourselves well ,we always struggle for some little words to discrible what we want to say.
Plz take some time to write down here what do you think how we can improve spoken English ,or share with us your excellent experience.Thanks for you contribution in advance.
it s so simple . İf you want to improve it you have to speak speaking is the key. ı guess you should known this but just asked to be asked.
I agree with all above. I think it is also helpfull to record your voice and maybe you can get feedback by yourself or another who is fluent in english.
Maybe you can use http://www.dailystep.com to improve your spoken language .
Here are some useful tips I found for speaking skills improvement
Imagine speaking English automatically… without thinking. The words come out of your mouth easily, and fast. You understand instantly.
To do this, you must change the way you study English. Your first action is to stop studying English words. What?
Stop studying English words.
That’s right, do not memorize words. Native speakers do not learn English by remembering single words. Native speakers learn phrases.
Phrases are GROUPS of words that naturally go together.
You must listen to UNDERSTANDABLE English. You must listen toEnglish EVERYDAY. Don’t read textbooks. Listen to English.
Its simple. That is the key to your English success. Stop reading textbooks. Start listening everyday.
Learn With Your Ears, Not Your Eyes
In most schools, you learn English with your eyes. You read textbooks. You study grammar rules.
The secret to speaking easily is to learn every word & phrase DEEPLY.
Its not enough to know a definition. Its not enough to remember for a test. You must put the word deep into your brain.
You must learn grammar by listening to real English. The best way is to listen to the same story… told in different times (points of view): Past, Perfect, Present, Future.
How do you do this? Easy! Find a story or article in the present tense. Then ask your native speaker tutor to write it again in the Past, with Perfect tenses, and in the Future. Finally, ask him to read and record these stories for you.
You learn real English if you want to understand native speakers and speak easily. Use real magazines, audio articles, TV shows, movies, radio talk shows, and audio books.
Learn Real English, Not Textbook EnglishListen and Answer, not Listen and Repeat
Use Listen & Answer Mini-Story Lessons
In each Mini-Story Lesson, a speaker tells a short simple story. He also asks a lot of easy questions. Every time you hear a question, you pause and answer it.
You learn to answer questions quickly– without thinking. Your English becomes automatic.
How can you use Listen & Answer Stories? Easy! Find a native speaker tutor. Ask him to use this method: Ask him to tell a story… and to constantly ask you easy questions about it. This will teach you to think quickly in English!
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Thanks for you all .Your adivce inspired me and let me know why my English is not improved with my day by day effort , it stay in a low level for a long time.
Oksana,I can't thank you enough. You are my lucky star.It's very happy meeting you here. I can't agree you more ,we should learn with ears, not eyes. it's exactly what I need.