Fri Sep 3, 2021
Today, Let’sTute brings to you a massive list of English speaking tips. This list contains 51 extraordinary tips that you’d never think could even help you.
Some of these tips are very unique whereas some might sound a little weird but don’t doubt them. All the tips given below sure do work.
So, let’s just get right to it.
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Watching Hollywood movies is a fun way to relax but also learn something. You can learn different phrases and also how to express yourself well.
Reading English newspapers is the best way to learn to speak in English. This is because, in newspapers, the English language is almost perfect with very few to no mistakes.
If you don’t want to read newspapers in English you could watch the English news channels. They too are helpful because journalists and news reporters are trained to speak good English and communicate well.
Sing along to your favourite English songs. Need a fun and energetic way to learn to speak English? Well, this is it. Have fun with it. There’s no better way to learn.
This will be difficult in the beginning but don’t worry, you will get used to it. Thinking in English will help you get familiar with the language and to help you speak without taking much time to think about it. Very soon you will be able to speak without thinking.
If you want to talk in English you need to do it with confidence. The only way you can gain confidence is by talking to people around you. Initially, you might hesitate and say something wrong. But after a little while, you will be able to speak to everyone around you in fluent English.
This is something that will help you learn to speak in English. You can learn phrases for specific situations like the market, a party, a social gathering and so on. This will help you feel more comfortable in crowds.
Tongue twisters are a little weird at first but you will get used to it and when you do you won’t be able to stop. Practising tongue twisters helps improve your pronunciation of words which is important for speaking in English.
If you learn conversations you can speak to people anywhere, whether they are your friends or even strangers without it being awkward. General conversation starters like “Isn’t the weather lovely today?” or “Where did you buy that shirt from? It looks really good” can be used on anyone.
A part of learning the English language is also learning slang. Of course, it is not very important but learning slang can help you communicate with people everywhere. You can have a proper conversation without feeling confused or lost.
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Studying with people who are studying the same thing help you learn better. In a study group, you could help each other out. You could someone something you know but they don’t and vice versa.
Joining an English-speaking class is one of the quickest and most professional ways of learning English. If you don’t want to learn on your own and need extra help and guidance, then these classes would be perfect for you.
If you want to learn perfect English and improve your vocabulary then you should start reading books and novels. Yes, they are a little heavy but in the end, you will be the one benefiting, Right?
A mentor is someone who will help you learn and overcome your difficulties. You can ask anyone you are comfortable with, to be your mentor. It could be your friend, neighbour, or anyone else. The important thing is, you learn well under their guidance.
There are many magazines available for people of all ages. If you think you want to start at a beginners level you could subscribe to magazines for teenagers or even kids. Nothing is embarrassing about that it will help you.
A podcast is a digital audio file that features one constant host who talks about various topics. Since it is easy to download on your phone or computer you will have easy access to listen to them.
You should make this a habit. Every day from the time you wake up to the time you go to bed you need to learn 5 new words. Along with that, you need to learn what they mean and how to use them in a sentence.
In the above tip, I have told you to learn 5 new words every day. You need to use these 5 words at least once on the day of learning them. Try to incorporate them into a conversation. But if you can’t don’t worry, try the next day.
There are many English speaking seminars available today. You could join any one of those and learn a lot about how to tackle the learning process of the language. These seminars are very enlightening. They very often have a positive impact on the listeners.
Just like Hollywood movies, English series can help you the same way. However, since series continue unlike movies they will have you hooked onto them. This will give you more time to learn as well as enjoy.
You should always carry a notebook with you everywhere you go. This way you can note down every new thing you learn. Things that you write down often stay in your mind for a long time. Use this to your advantage.
In the notebook you keep, if there is anything you have noted down but don’t understand, google it at the end of the day. Find out what it is, what does it mean and how to use it. The very next day try and use it in a conversation.
If learning 5 new words a day is too much for you then get a word of the day calendar. This way you will be able to learn at least 1 new word every day. It will also be easier for you to try and use during the day.
There are many board games that you could play to increase your vocabulary and give you a better understanding of the English language. Games like Scrabble will help keep your mind sharp if you play it even once a week.
Free apps available on Playstore or Appstore can help you learn English speaking. ‘Hellotalk’ is one of the highest-rated apps that you could use to learn. If that app doesn’t suit you don’t worry, there are plenty of apps to choose from.
If you want to practice speaking in English but there's no one around to talk to then you can make use of Siri, Alexa or even your Google assistant. You could talk and have them respond to you. That way you will be learning without wasting any time.
A forum is a place, situation or group in which people get together and discuss different topics. When you subscribe to English forums you too can be a part of the discussion. You will be able to understand the ideas of other people and give your input too.
Is there a more fun way to learn to speak in English? I don’t think so. You may find this method weird but it does work. And if there is a way to learn while laughing then why not do it? If I were you I’d grab the opportunity.
If you are into sports, or even if you’re not I would recommend you to watch English sports channels. Just like English news channels they too speak good English and will influence you. The only difference is sports channels will keep you engaged longer than news channels.
People whose first language isn’t English are very used to chatting and texting people in their native language. What you need to do is start texting in English. Make it a habit. If you text in English, speaking in English will come naturally to you.
You must be wondering what am I even talking about right? But have you ever actually watched a cartoon? If not then you definitely should start now. Cartoons like Dora the Explorer take time to teach kids and I’m sure it will be helpful for you too.
When learning something new everyone makes mistakes. Don’t let that hold you back. Accept that you will fail more than once but you need to keep going. Failure is a stepping stone to success. Always remember that.
It is easy to get disappointed while trying to learn a new language. But you need to stay positive. You need to work hard and not give up.
This is one of the most important things you need to do. You have to believe that you can and will be able to speak fluent English. You have to be your own biggest supporter. If you believe in yourself you will be able to do anything.
Having a positive mindset is what’s going to help you achieve your goal. If you have a negative attitude you won’t be able to get anything done. But if you put your mind to it and say you want to speak English you will be able to do so.
Every beginner learning to speak English has this fear. What do I do if I hesitate? Well, first of all, just remove that thought from your mind. If you have learnt well, gained the confidence to speak and practised then you have nothing to worry about. You will be able to speak well.
Have you ever tried talking to yourself? Well, many scholars say talking to yourself is not at all weird but encouraged. So, if you do talk to yourself continue to do so and if you don’t then try it out today. It will give you practice and confidence to speak out loud to other people.
When you sit down to read a newspaper or even a magazine you should make it a habit to read aloud. This way you will be able to increase your vocabulary and will be able to pronounce words correctly.
If you are having a difficult time speaking English, here is a tip for you. Translate everything you hear or want to say into English in your mind. Do this for some time and gradually stop doing it. Very soon you will be able to speak and think without translating.
Very often when people start with something they rush and want to finish it off. Don’t do that with learning a new language. Take your time but learn well. Let it happen at a constant pace. Don’t try to rush things.
Although speaking in English takes a little time to learn and a lot of hard work, it is worth it in the end. You can use the language to communicate with people all over the world, to get the job you want, if you feel uncomfortable among English speakers and so on. If you start learning English, see it till the end.
Some online courses offer interactive sessions in which a tutor is appointed to you to help you out with all your difficulties. Having a tutor can help you learn things you never thought you needed. It is a professional yet fun way of learning.
Karaoke is a form of singing in which the words to the song are put on a screen and you have to sing along to it. This is perfect for you to learn new words, improve your vocabulary and have fun while doing it. What more could you ask for?
If you ever get disappointed and feel like giving up, just think about your goal. Think about why you are doing this? Is it worth letting go of your goal and just give up? I don’t think so. Yes, you will face difficulties but that’s no reason to give up on your dream, right?
There is only one thing that will make you perfect and that is practice. No matter how good you get at speaking English, you still need to practice it. That is the only way you will never lose touch.
Surround yourself with the English language. When you are doing some work have English channels in the background or play some English songs. That way even if you aren’t paying attention, your subconscious mind will pick up on it.
When someone is talking to you and you need to respond to them, your brain will naturally tell you to speak in your native language. You need to change it. Make English speaking a habit so that you don’t have to think twice, you can just answer in English.
You need the confidence to speak without hesitation. How do you gain this confidence? By practising. There are many ways you can practice speaking in English. You could talk to yourself, talk to your neighbours or friends, you could talk to your google assistant and so on.
There are many books available for English speaking beginners. These books cater to all the needs of a beginner. If you want to read books but need something simple then you should check these out.
People that provide online courses also provide free sessions occasionally to their subscribers. For example, Let’s Tute organizes a free doubt clearing as well as informative session every Sunday for 1 hour. Attend one session and see the difference in your life.
If you search for English speaking videos on Youtube, you will get countless suggestions. You can go through them and find a few that you feel comfortable with. When you do, you can subscribe to that channel and watch all their videos.
If you practice long enough you will be able to speak fluently without taking any pauses. But for that, you need to work hard and practice constantly.
Grammar is an important part of English speaking but if you are a beginner then you shouldn’t worry too much about it. After you learn the basics of English speaking you can focus on the grammar part.
The only reason you hesitate is that you are not confident enough. To gain the confidence you need to keep practising. You need to speak to everyone around you in English. Only then will you overcome your fear of hesitation.
Why do you get nervous? Is it because you think you will make a mistake? Or is it because you think you are going to fail? Whatever the reason is, you need to keep it aside. Stay positive and believe in yourself. Believe that you can and will speak properly. If you set your mind to it, you will be able to do it.
If you want to speak fluent English with confidence you need to work hard. Practice every chance you get. If necessary you could take help from people. Before you know it you will be speaking fluent English confidently.
I hope you had fun reading through the list of exciting ways you could learn and improve your English speaking.
I’m sure you can’t wait to try them out. Well, don’t waste any time.
Go try them out now. Leave a comment below and let us know which one you liked the best.
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