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How to Improve your English

For many people, English may be a big challenge. English seems to be a really difficult language to master with all its irregularities, exceptions, and rules. English actually may be a very peculiar language. Not only does it have numerous grammatical rules, but, irritatingly enough, there also are many exceptions to those rules, which one can master only through persistence, dedication, and indefatigable energy. to succeed in flawlessness within the use of English is a seemingly impossible task. sometimes it's going to become frustrating and embarrassing to form mistakes but eventually one learns to simply accept them. By focusing more on understanding the mistakes instead of judging yourself one can become fluent in English. Moreover, once we make it our hobby and not just a chore and in particular celebrate while we learn is that the righteous path to effective English Mastery.

Problems with English

* Not Original Language - The spelling of a word might not show what the pronunciation of the word is. this is often because English words came from many various sources. it's not a 'pure' language because English came from two main sources - Old French, and old Anglo-Saxon, there's a really large vocabulary of words. Words with similar meanings may have come from both sources. for instance, START (from Anglo-Saxon) and COMMENCE (from old French). The meaning is analogous, but not precisely an equivalent.

* Abundance of Common Words - To become even just a moderately competent speller of English one has got to memorize a minimum of 3695 common words with exceptional spellings

* Spelling Patterns - English has 88 main basic spelling patterns, but all of them have some exceptions. 88 spelling patterns have numerous exceptions that they're not really patterns in the least.

* Idioms - Native English speakers use tons of idioms, that's - words utilized in how which isn't their obvious meaning. An English speaker may say, "I don't think much of bananas." This doesn't mean he doesn't often believe bananas. It means he doesn't like bananas very much! "I think nothing of going for a swim before breakfast." What this really means is that he actually likes doing this, which it's no problem to him! Communicating is far easier than actually understanding the proper usage of English.

How to Improve your English? / the way to Master English?

1. Motivation - One must have tons of Motivation to be ready to master English. Often we hand over out of Frustration because we aren't motivated to find out English. To Motivate one must question himself -

Why does one get to learn/improve English?
Where will you like to use English?
What skills does one get to learn/improve? (Reading/Writing/Listening/Speaking)
How soon does one got to see results?
How much time are you able to afford to devote to learning English.
Do you have an idea or learning strategy?

2. Regular English Study - it is vital to review English a day. But don't Overdo it! rather than studying for hours once every week, one should devote like Thirty minutes a day be it Speaking or Writing. Short, steady practices are much impactful for learning than long periods on an irregular basis. This habit of studying keeps English fresh in our brains.

3. Communicate in English - Communication in English has many forms like - Speaking, Writing Letters, Text Messaging, Placing an Order, E-mail etc. there's nothing like communicating in English, especially when there are numerous Forms to speak. The more you employ it the more you recognize it and therefore the more successful you'll be.

4. Use a dictionary - employing a Dictionary while Reading or maybe while watching an English program is useful in improving Vocabulary.

5. Listening to English music - one of the effortless and easiest methods is taking note of music anytime or while doing daily chores etc. It can help in getting won't to the natural rhythm and tone of English speech. The longer and a spotlight you give to a song, the more you'll learn from taking note of it again within the future.

6. Read the Lyrics - If the lyrics aren't given within the CD booklet, one can find them on the web to know the language. once you have read and understood the lyrics, listen to the song and skim at an equivalent time, this will be an honest way of understanding how sounds change in fast, natural, informal speech.

7. hear the news in English - taking note of English spoken by newsreader either on Radio, T.V. or Internet makes it easier to urge the grab of English

8. English Speaking Native/Foreigner Friend - a stimulating thanks to not only learn English but new cultures also if one finds a far off boyfriend or girlfriend. It are often Online or Conventional friend and it are often an excellent motivator to enhance your language skills.

9. English Courses - those that are really serious about getting it right all the time can join various intensive and extensive courses

10. English Subtitled Movies - Another resourceful method is to observe English movies with subtitles.

11. English Karaoke - If you've got a music system that features Karaoke then one can, after understanding and memorizing a song, use it in remembering which words rhyme at the top of every line. this will even be an honest way of beginning to learn English pronunciation.

12. Similar Words - Learning as many words together can of 1 category, e.g. animal words can both expand overall vocabulary and make them easier to find out by forming links between the words within the brain.

13. Record your voice - many of us do not have much or any correction of pronunciation from an educator so recording yourself and listening it makes it easier to listen to whether you're really making the proper pronunciation required.

14. Learn English From the Internet - Many websites provide free and paid online Tutorials for improving English. One can search for them on any program and use it consistent with one's preference.

15. Take English exams - it's tough but taking over such exams reflects your mistakes. albeit you do not get to and do not want to or can't take a special course to review for it, paying to require an exam like TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS or FCE can really motivate one to require English studies seriously.

16. English Blog - Another Creative way of getting alongside English is to explain your life and interests etc. on the internetpeople that might read will means your mistakes and provides you free suggestions.

17. Visit an English Speaking Country - Most preferably England or anybody which is definitely accessible is that the best choice. Certain Holiday Packages are available and one can take an English-speaking tour or activity holiday.

Ahmad Elhendawy
Ahmad Elhendawy
احمد الهنداوي مدرس لغة انجليزية ومحاضر كورسات اللغة الانجليزية. اعمل في مجال التدريس منذ 16 عاما واعمل مدون وكاتب في مواقع تدريس اللغة الانجليزية