Advanced English Speaking Practice | 5 Methods

By watching this video lesson, you will learn 5 methods that will help you practice and improve your English speaking skills.

 

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LESSON NOTES

#1 | TALK ABOUT THINGS YOU DO THROUGHOUT YOUR DAY

  • DESCRIPTION: For this method, you will focus on your personal life. You will look for ways to describe your daily routine in English. *Create multiple sentences*
  • BENEFITS:
    • It helps you think in English all day.
    • It helps you expand your vocabulary.
    • It helps you use what you learn.
  • HOW TO:
    • In the morning, talk about what you usually eat for breakfast.
    • On your way to work, talk about the different people you see.
    • At your desk, talk about the projects you are working on.
    • In the afternoon, talk about the chat you had with your friend.
    • In the evening, talk about the date you went on.

#2 | SHADOW & REPEAT NATURAL ENGLISH PHRASES

  • DESCRIPTION: For this method, you will focus on copying other native English speakers. You will look for different videos and audio files that interest you.
  • BENEFITS :
    • It helps you improve your pronunciation.
    • It helps you gain more confidence.
    • It helps you improve your intonation.
  • HOW TO:
    • Find videos on YouTube about topics that interest you.
    • Find English podcasts and repeat the phrases you hear.
    • Watch English movies and repeat certain phrases.
    • Find Instagram videos and copy what is being said. Practice dialogues in a group.*

#3 | CREATE (OR PARTICIPATE IN) AN ENGLISH CHALLENGE

  • DESCRIPTION: For this method, you will focus on a 30, 60, or 90-day English challenge. You will look for something specific that will enhance your skills.
  • BENEFITS:
    • It helps you improve a specific skill.
    • It helps you focus on a goal.
    • It helps you use what you learn.
  • HOW TO:
    • 1. Decide on a specific skill you want to improve.
    • 2. Pick a specific period of time (30, 60, or 90 days)
    • 3. Get a notebook and chart your progress.
    • Example : Use a new descriptive word every single day
      • Delicious food / Scrumptious food / Appetizing food

#4 | TIMED READING OUT LOUD OVER AND OVER

  • DESCRIPTION: For this method, you will focus on speaking faster by improving your reading skills. You will look for posts/books and time yourself as you read them.
  • BENEFITS:
    • It helps you gain more confidence.
    • It helps you improve your pronunciation.
    • It helps you improve your vocabulary.
  • HOW TO:
    • 1. Pick an English post or book
    • 2. Set your timer for 60 seconds
    • 3. See how much you read in 60 seconds
    • 4. Do it again but try to read the same amount in 55 seconds
      • Try to improve your time by 5 seconds each time

#5 | FIND A PARTNER AND PICK ONE ENGLISH TOPIC

  • DESCRIPTION: For this method, you will focus on speaking longer about a specific topic. You will look for topics that interest you and then discuss them with your partner.
  • BENEFITS:
    • It helps you improve your fluency.
    • It helps you master English conversation.
    • It helps you think more in English.
  • HOW TO:
    • 1. Find an English study partner. *
    • 2. Pick a topic to discuss
    • 3. Go online and find discussion questions for the topic
    • 4. Give your opinion and ask your partner questions
      • Try to do this as often as possible!

 

 

 


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vali
vali
1 year ago

HI. Your method is nice

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