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    grammar: How can you learn English quicker ?

    grammar: How can you learn English quicker ?

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    Re: grammar: How can you learn English quicker ?

    Quote Originally Posted by jung eunkyung View Post
    grammar: How can you learn English quicker ?
    Welcome to the forum.

    I don't need to learn English. I'm a native speaker. Perhaps you mean "How can I learn English quicker?"

    Note the following:
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    - Don't put a space before a question mark.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: grammar: How can you learn English quicker ?

    For most people, learning a language takes time. There is no magic way to learn them at high speed- for most of us, it takes time and practice. How are you studying it at the moment?

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    Re: grammar: How can you learn English quicker ?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Perhaps you mean "How can I learn English quicker?"
    It is very common among the tribe of the English for this type of "you" formulation to be used in place of "one".
    As in - :How can one learn English quicker?"

    Even more gracefully and grammatically correct would have been to ask, "How can one learn English more quickly?"
    (That is, "quick" as adverb rather than adjective.)

    In answer to the question, however, I would suggest immersing oneself deeply and often in social groups of native English-speakers.
    Better yet is to also have a close native English-speaking boyfriend or girlfriend.

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    Re: grammar: How can you learn English quicker ?

    I'm aware of the usage of "you" in place of "one" and use it myself on a regular basis. However, the OP needs to know the difference between asking how he/she/one can do something and actually wanting to know how "you" (the reader/listener) can do it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: grammar: How can you learn English quicker ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lazz View Post
    It is very common among the tribe of the English .
    And who might 'the tribe of the English' be?

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    Re: grammar: How can you learn English quicker ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    And who might 'the tribe of the English' be?
    You might be one, but I wouldn't know.
    What is problematic for you, with my use of the notion of "tribe"?

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    Re: grammar: How can you learn English quicker ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lazz View Post
    What is problematic for you, with my use of the notion of "tribe"?
    Simply the fact that 'the tribe of the English' seems a very unnatural expression to me. is this a common expression in Canada? If so, does it refer to speakers of English or to people from England?

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    Re: grammar: How can you learn English quicker ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    Simply the fact that 'the tribe of the English' seems a very unnatural expression to me. is this a common expression in Canada? If so, does it refer to speakers of English or to people from England?
    I read the tribe of the English​ as a somewhat fanciful way to say "the English".
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: grammar: How can you learn English quicker ?

    I took it to mean English speakers as most variants would prefer you over one today.

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