若水Guevara
how to improve my oral English? last month,I met my foreign English teacher.but I hardly talk with her by English,It's so embarrassed
Oct 25, 2008 10:51 AM
Answers · 5
Embarrasment shows lack of practice therefore try hard to learn.
October 26, 2008
There is no harm to try speaking even you know you are wrong. Teachers are there to help you, and you are not suppose to be scared or feel embarrass, they would always understand.
October 25, 2008
Here are a couple of good websites where you can hear them pronounce the words you want to learn in english: http://www.elllo.org/ and http://www.howjsay.com/ and http://shiporsheep.com if you need anything else just contact me.
October 25, 2008
On the top click 寻找语言伙伴 to look for a partner to practice English with. You may click 加为好友 to add as friend. Or send them a friendly message to chat later by clicking 发送信件 If they said it is ok to chat then click 即时聊天 Then you will have to click Accept for your microphone to work.
October 25, 2008
Hello, Well you shouldn't feel embarrassed , just keep practicing and learning and gradually you would be able to speak better. Here are some tips for learning English spoken as well as written. To improve your English you can apply several methods, of which to choose the most suitable for you ,that makes you learn easier and quicker .There is no best way, rather several ways to choose from the one that suits you better. Some of those methods are : -Reading at your current level of comprehension simple books , articles,magazines, online and offline. You can look up new words that come your way in the dictionary and write them down .By repeating and reading them now and then it helps you increase your vocabulary . -Listening to lyrics of songs in English ,watching movies in English etc all helps you get hold of the accent and learn new words and expressions . -Speaking with native English speakers will help you a lot catch the correct accent and increases your vocabulary and modes of expression. If you don't have the chance to mingle with native speakers in your country you can use online chatting programs such as italki to interact and voice chat with natives .It is a very effective way . -Doing any activity that involves using English such as games; Scrabble for example is a game where you build words using a crosswords-like board .It is entertaining and you can learn new words through it . You can look for similar ways to make learning fun! -Do some grammar exercising using grammar books or online grammar links such as : www.englishpage.com/ .That would be the theoretical exercise helping you to build correct sentences,then you can apply it by speaking ,reading and writing to better memorize it . Combining all or some of the above mentioned methods will help you learn and improve your english on the long run ,how long it takes will depend on how much effort and time you dedicate for learning Wish you luck and hope those tips were helpful:)
October 29, 2008
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若水Guevara
Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), English
Learning Language
English