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    How to be fluent in English

    Hello everyone,

    I need your advice about my english plan.I am an upper-intermediate english language student and want to be fluent as soon as possible,so i have made a plan of studying english 4 hours per day for 1 year.My daily plan includes 1.5 hours for studing grammar,1/2 hour for improving my pronunciation,1 hour for vocabulary and one hour speaking in front of mirror to myself since i donot have anyone to talk with.My question is that with this plan will i be able to become fluent in a year.Moreover by reading my post what do you think my level of english is.Any answer would be appreciated.Thanks

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    Re: How to be fluent in English

    Quote Originally Posted by Noman pervaz View Post
    Hello everyone,

    I need your advice about my english plan.I am an upper-intermediate english language student and want to be fluent as soon as possible,so i have made a plan of studying english 4 hours per day for 1 year.My daily plan includes 1.5 hours for studing grammar,1/2 hour for improving my pronunciation,1 hour for vocabulary and one hour speaking in front of mirror to myself since i donot have anyone to talk with.My question is that with this plan will i be able to become fluent in a year.Moreover by reading my post what do you think my level of english is.Any answer would be appreciated.Thanks
    Look at your capitalisation and spacing.

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    Re: How to be fluent in English

    Thanks a lot for replying, but you haven't answerd my question.Is my study plan good or i should make some ammendments.I need your advice because you are a native speaker.Thanks

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    Re: How to be fluent in English

    If you wish to improve your English, concentrate on how you write English first. Bhaisahab's suggestion was good and very important. If you don't get capitalisation and spacing right, it doesn't matter how good the words are.

    Follow these rules of written English at all times:

    - Start every sentence with a capital letter.
    - End every sentence with a single, appropriate punctuation mark.
    - Always capitalise the word "I" (first person singular).
    - Always capitalise proper nouns (English, Microsoft, Shakespeare etc).
    - Do not put a space before a comma, full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.
    - Always put a space after a comma, full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.

    Your daily plan didn't include any of those.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How to be fluent in English

    To show that you have understood and taken notice of those rules, click on "Edit Post" in both of your posts in this thread and make all the relevant changes. After that, we will comment on your main question.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How to be fluent in English

    If you want to speak to people, you could try language exchanges: https://www.usingenglish.com/links/S...ges/index.html

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    Re: How to be fluent in English

    Here is my edited version:
    Hello everyone,

    I need your advice about my English plan. I am an upper-intermediate English language student and want to be fluent as soon as possible, so I have made a plan of studying English 4 hours per day for 1 year. My daily plan includes, 1.5 hours for studing grammar, 1/2 hour for improving my pronunciation, 1 hour for vocabulary and one hour speaking in front of mirror to myself, since i donot have anyone to talk with. My question is that with this plan, will I be able to become fluent in a year. Moreover by reading my post, what do you think my level of English is. Any answer would be appreciated. Thanks
    Last edited by Noman pervaz; 31-Oct-2014 at 10:26. Reason: Removed inexplicable sentence at start and replaced with an explanation.

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    Re: How to be fluent in English

    Not bad but you failed to capitalise the word "English" every time you wrote it. Click on Edit Post and correct that.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How to be fluent in English

    Quote Originally Posted by Noman pervaz View Post
    Will I be able to become fluent in a year.

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    Hello, Mr. Pervaz:



    In my opinion, it all depends on your interpretation of "fluent."

    If "fluent" means to speak, write, and understand English as native speakers do, then, I feel that one year will not be enough.

    It takes many years to become fluent. In fact, it can be said that some native speakers are not actually "fluent" in their language. Many persons here in the United States cannot write a coherent letter. Many people have a very inadequate vocabulary.

    If you want to become REASONABLY fluent in one year, I feel that there is only one way: you must speak (and listen) to native speakers. I do NOT know whether it is true, but some celebrities have CLAIMED that they learned English simply by watching English-language movies (or TV shows) EVERY day for several hours. (That is certainly one way to learn English idioms, slang, etc. -- which is necessary if you wish to consider yourself fluent in a language.)


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    Re: How to be fluent in English

    Thanks James for the advice, but for me fluency is, when i can make myself understood easy and efficiently.

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