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    why always ı forget the grammar during the speech but in writing ı do it right?

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    Re: speaking

    Quote Originally Posted by SAFAA RMADAN View Post
    Why do I always forget the grammar during the speech when speaking but, in writing, I do it right?
    Welcome to the forum.

    See my corrections above. As you can see, you don't get everything right when you write.

    The main reason that this happens to speakers of a second language is that when you are writing, you can take the time to stop and think about the grammar. When you're speaking, you usually want to get the words out as fast as possible to keep the conversation flowing, so you don't have time for your brain to catch up with your mouth.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: speaking

    It has a lot to do with exposure to a language- if you don't listen much, you may find that you talk better than you hear. Writing is a process that gives you time, which you don't have when speaking.

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