So, you’ve been learning English for a while. You are comfortable with grammar rules, have a lot of vocabulary, you can read, write, and even speak. However, when you watch TV, listen to the radio, or find yourself in a conversation with native speakers, YOU ARE TOTALLY LOST!
Outside the school classroom, finding opportunities to speak with others in English can seem hard. However, there are a few things that you can do from the very simple everyday exchanges to meeting up with others who you can have full conversations with.
How do we build a strong house that won’t crack or blow away in the wind? That’s right! We need a strong foundation. The same goes for learning a language. Grammar books sometimes go straight into the tenses but it’s the foundations that will help you to improve accuracy. Here are my top 5:
Instagram is one of the most popular forms of social media these days. Many of us spend too much time scrolling through our feeds to see what our friends and favourites are getting up to.
Do you think in English? Or, do you think in your language and then translate before you speak? If you’re still thinking in your first language, but trying to speak in English, your brain is doing too much! Imagine you’re having a conversation and you need to answer a question quickly.