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    Greeting all,


    What is the Best way to improve your Language?

    This is my belief that if you want to improve your skills in any language you need speak more than chatting, you can also learn cultures conversations skills.

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    Default Re: What is the Best way to improve your Language?

    Quote Originally Posted by khalidtalk View Post
    Greeting all,

    This It is my belief that if you want to improve your skills in any language you need speak more than chatting, you can also learn cultures conversations skills.
    What do you mean by, "you need speak more than chatting"?

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    Default Re: What is the Best way to improve your Language?

    Quote Originally Posted by khalidtalk View Post
    Greeting all, Hello everyone


    What is the best way to improve your language skills?

    This It is my belief that if you want to improve your skills in any language you need to practice formal speaking (more than just chatting). You can also learn other cultures' conversational skills.
    I wasn't quite sure what you meant but some of your final paragraph so I have guessed at the meaning and made the appropriate corrections. If it's not what you wanted to say, then I'm sorry.

    In answer to your basic question, using the language is the best way to practice. Anyone can learn it from a book but it is only when you take part in a conversation (preferably with a native speaker) that you really get to practice and discover what you have actually learnt.

    Listen to English language radio, watch English language TV and films to get a good grip on the rhythm and cadence of the language. Don't expect to understand every single word and remember that a lot of what you will hear will be slang and colloquialism. Most of what you hear will be generally grammatically correct. If you hear "I did really well" 9 times and "I done really good" once, then use your initiative to work out that "I did really well" is probably correct and the other form probably isn't.

    I would recommend finding a native speaker to meet with a couple of times a week for conversation classes. You will have to pay but it will be worth it. They're best if they're unstructured and it's not like a classroom lesson. Just chat about anything and everything and ask the native speaker to speak as if they are speaking to another native speaker. You will be amazed what you pick up.

    This should be done in conjunction with more formal study, of course, as well as using this forum for specific language questions.

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    Default Re: What is the Best way to improve your Language?

    "Chatting" has its benefits, and there is no substitute for speaking practice.

    Listening is also great.

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    Thanks you all and special thanks to mrs emsr2d2, I am absolutely agreed with you and I do understand moreover I am looking for special persons a native speaker to help me to improve my language, if you could guide me or advise me I would appreciate you support.

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    Quote Originally Posted by khalidtalk View Post
    Thanks you all and special thanks to Mrs. emsr2d2. I am absolutely agreed with you and I do understand. Moreover, I am looking for special persons a native speaker to help me to improve my language. If you could guide me or advise me I would appreciate you support.
    Please, would you be so kind and use capitalization and punctuation properly? Without it, your post are quite difficult to read and, consequently, difficult to understand. See my corrections above.
    Please note that I'm not a teacher.

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    Thanks for your comments and, I will try my best to follow your advice as I can.
    Carlos, nice to meet you here, the way you speak and writing to me I thought your English is your native language.

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    Quote Originally Posted by khalidtalk View Post
    Carlos, nice to meet you here, the way you speak and writing to me I thought your English is your native language.
    I don't know his language background except what's on his profile, but he is at native speaker level- apart from his punctuation, which is better than most native speakers.

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    Thanks for clarification.

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    Default Re: What is the Best way to improve your Language?

    Quote Originally Posted by khalidtalk View Post
    Thanks for your comments and, I will try my best to follow your advice as I can.
    Carlos, nice to meet you here, the way you speak and writing to me I thought your English is your native language.
    Thank you, that always makes me feel better. On the contrary, do not be fooled by the little of my English that you read. I am nowhere near as good as a native, but it always brings joy to my heart when somebody thinks so.
    Please note that I'm not a teacher.

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