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    ETI B is offline Newbie
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    Default English as a foreign language

    Hi ,
    How can I improve my verbal skills in English?
    speaking more fluantly and without Grammer mistakes writing or speaking

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    Default Re: English as a foreign language

    Quote Originally Posted by ETI B View Post
    Hi ,
    How can I improve my verbal skills in English?
    speaking more fluantly and without Grammer mistakes writing or speaking
    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

    (1) I guess that old saying is true:

    Practice makes perfect.

    (a) You simply have to keep speaking it, reading it, writing it, and listening

    to it.

    (b) Of course, living among English-speaking people would be the

    best way. In your country, is there some way to spend time

    regularly with English speakers?

    (c) Furthermore, let's be honest: some people seem to have an ear

    for languages. That is, they have a natural talent for learning another

    language.

    (d) Some famous people have claimed (I repeat "claimed") that they

    learned English by simply watching American movies day in and day out.

    (e) Basically, I guess it all comes down to this: how much do you

    really want to learn English? If you have a very strong reason to

    learn it (for example, a scholarship to an American or British university),

    you will find a way to bring your English up to standards.

    GOOD LUCK


    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

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    ...speaking more fluently and without grammar mistakes in writing or speaking.
    You'll never do that, ETI B.

    I've been a native speaker for 70 years and still struggle sometimes to do all that.

    Rover

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    Default Re: English as a foreign language

    I am bad at listening to native speakers of English for I've never been to a native English country. I've met a few of them only here in RS and had a word with them for a very short time.

    What I need is video material which is titled in English and in which ordinary native English people speak to each other.

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    Default Re: English as a foreign language

    There's plenty of captioned stuff on youtube that might help.

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