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    Arrow Which tactics is the best for improve speaking/writing ?

    Hi everybody!

    My big problem is:
    Cause of my weakness English, can't tell all thing that I want to say!
    You know, when I want to speak or write in English I don't know which word is better to use and I have some mistake always!
    But my understanding in reading is not very bad!

    I read in 'Effortless English' method, that the best way to learning English is lessening much more! like a baby that don't study grammar!

    What is your suggest? What is the best tactics for improve speaking/writing ?
    What do I need? (/What should I do?)

    Thanks

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    Default Re: Which tactics is the best for improve speaking/writing ?

    Do you have many opportunities to practise?

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    Question Re: Which tactics is the best for improve speaking/writing ?

    What do you mean exactly?
    Well, I have time for studying English but I don't know how! What is best tactics for studying (speaking and writing)!? I need some help to know what am I suppose to do? What is the best plan?

    Watching the movie with or without English subtitle?
    Working with the software like 'Tell me more', 'Rosetta Stone', and so on
    Working with an Audio book?
    Listening to English news everyday?
    . . . ?

    I'm waiting for any suggests!
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    Default Re: Which tactics is the best for improve speaking/writing ?

    Quote Originally Posted by borhan_3010 View Post
    Hi everybody!

    My big problem is:
    Cause of my weakness English, can't tell all thing that I want to say!
    You know, when I want to speak or write in English I don't know which word is better to use and I have some mistake always!
    But my understanding in reading is not very bad!

    I read in 'Effortless English' method, that the best way to learning English is lessening much more! like a baby that don't study grammar!

    What is your suggest? What is the best tactics for improve speaking/writing ?
    What do I need? (/What should I do?)

    Thanks
    People with different personalities and resources need different methods. Your writing is not correct, so I don't see that your speaking could be correct yet.
    If you are not surrounded by people speaking correct English, you will never learn it "like a baby does". It's good that you like reading. But you need to also read to learn, as well as simply reading to understand.
    You need to notice the grammatical/usage forms of what you read or listen to. Let's take one of your errors.
    "I have some mistake" => "I make some mistake".
    No doubt, you have read or heard the phrase "to make a mistake" numerous times, and you have understood it. But you have not learnt it. You've heard or read the verb "listening" numerous times, but you write "lessening". This indicates to me that you could improve more quickly if you didn't just try to absorb everything, but you need to actively read and listen with the explicit goal of learning.

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    Default Re: Which tactics is the best for improve speaking/writing ?

    Thank you
    You are right

    I always memorize single words but I think it's a wrong! I must learn words in Phrases! I think so!

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    Default Re: Which tactics is the best for improve speaking/writing ?

    Quote Originally Posted by borhan_3010 View Post
    I always memorize single words but I think it's a wrong! I must learn words in Phrases! I think so!
    YES. A word on its own means nothing. A word in context has meaning.

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    Default Re: Which tactics is the best for improve speaking/writing ?

    Knowing how to use a word is every bit as important as knowing the word itself.

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