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Complete lessons for both beginner and advanced English students. The English portion of this Student Workbook for the Spoken English Learned Quickly . Here's how to improve spoken English on your own in 14 practical, easy steps. Download: This blog post is available as a convenient and portable PDF that you You can fill in the correct grammar and word rules as you learn them better. PDF | Spoken English is a book designed for second language English can be used on its own, alongside a course book for self-study.
The reciprocal path between the control. This is a normal process. There will be a great difference in the fluency between beginning and advanced students. Selecting a Text Chapter 6: I will come back to this later in Chapter 5:
And some are complex enough to require a highly technical explanation. Almost any individual with at least a secondary school education would make essentially the same evaluation of another speaker's ability to use good or bad English.
Why have traditional language programs insisted that there must be beginning. Some rules of grammar are more difficult to explain. Far from it. The exception to the above paragraph would be found in technical documents such as legal briefs and the like.
There is only one kind of English which you need to learn. If you have studied English for several years and consider yourself an advanced student.
If you are a beginning student. There will be a great difference in the fluency between beginning and advanced students. This means that some rules of English grammar are easy to explain. But spoken English is one subject of study. Common English has none of that. Modern English does not even have a specialized construction for folklore. You do not need two or more different course levels. English has no divisions representing varying levels of language complexity.
Many languages in which oral tradition has been preserved have a storytelling form of the language which is distinct from the language used in everyday conversation. This is not to say that English is a simple language to learn. English is so simple in this regard that we do not even have two forms of address for people of differing social standing. Any student who has taken courses in anatomy. There is only one level of spoken English. They must use the same http: Now I can answer the question.
But there is no difference in the level of English sentences they must study. It is because there are beginning. With very little change. Your objective is to be able to use each sentence in fluent English speech. This is not as difficult as it seems. The sentences become slightly more complex as the lessons progress.
An example of a compound-complex sentence would be. Its so-called complexity is only in the punctuation of the sentence which makes it a complex sentence by grammatical definition. I am saying that there is not one language that would be used by commoners and another that would be used by the gentry. Aside from sentences which contain specialized vocabulary. This is the English you want to speak. One part of the TV screen showed the professional football game. But the complexity of the sentence is not in the language level of the sentence.
The other part of the TV screen showed scores from collegiate games. Even though the example sentence about the TV's split screen is not a sentence we would want to include in the first lesson. Once you understand the "hello"s and "goodby"s in English. Use it from the very start of your language study. I am not talking about a grammatical definition.
Lesson 2 uses complete sentences in past. As you begin language study. A newspaper in English is usually an excellent source for a study text. It will remove a great deal of stress if you realize that in the very first week of English study.
It was designed for both beginning and advanced students because our students want to learn spoken English. In addition to general vocabulary. I am using the term text to identify a written manuscript. If you are using the Lesson Text for your reading. By and large.
This material may be read aloud exactly like a newspaper. Chapter 5: For spoken English study. Most newspapers use good syntax. It will be easier to make an audio recording using a newspaper text than it will be to transcribe a radio audio program as a written text.
In your initial selection of a study text. I will explain the use of a newspaper as an English text in this chapter because it will help you to understand how the text would be used. If a word you do not know is used more than twice in an article. If not. Whenever you read a word you do not know. You would always read the newspaper aloud. I will assume that you would have a teacher who is a first language English speaker. The text would be recorded so that there would be adequate pauses for your study.
By now you realize that the purpose of using the newspaper is spoken language practice. Everything considered. After you finish reading the article for the first time.
I am assuming that your pronunciation and voice inflection would be acceptable. You may also print each Lesson Text from the downloadable section of the website. I am also assuming that you would have audio recording equipment. Because live radio broadcasts are difficult to record with inexpensive audio equipment.
I am merely describing the text itself. By this time in your study. For your study purposes. Study these words enough so that http: For the moment. It would be much simpler to have your English teacher record the text than to have the teacher transcribe the audio recording.
Reading aloud and keeping a vocabulary notebook would be all you would need to do. Keep a vocabulary notebook. You can become very fluent in English -- and develop an excellent vocabulary -. When you find a word in a second newspaper article which you have already checked x in your notebook. Try to determine the meaning of expressions. If you still cannot figure out the meaning of a sentence. Always pronounce vocabulary words -. If a second meaning for the word would make better sense.
If you still cannot determine the meaning of an expression. Always read aloud. It will also teach you how to develop cognate forms of words as you speak English in the future. If you heard a new English verb. Verbs should be listed in your notebook by their infinitive form for example. After mastering the verb's conjugation.
Since you will learn each new verb in all its persons.
Look for similar expressions in other articles. If you do not understand a sentence. Any word in your notebook with two checks should be memorized as an important word to know. Whenever you are able to do so. Association of a single word in multiple forms with one root meaning will result in more rapid vocabulary retention.
After you are more familiar with the process. It will be helpful for you to learn multiple cognate forms of a word at the same time rather than learning each form as a new vocabulary word when you encounter it. If some of the definitions you have written in your notebook do not make sense in the context of the article. Review your vocabulary meanings regularly with your English teacher. The great advantage is that you will be reading a large number of different sentences which will all be organized according to the same grammar rules.
Use a special mark to identify them in articles. To use an example. You would also learn that the position of "however" can make a slight difference in meaning.
Say or write as many sentences using the expression as possible. Reading aloud from a newspaper is one of the best ways to accomplish that. Try substituting other words while using the same expression. English uses word forms as a type of expression. In many respects. Identify expressions as you read the newspaper. For an example.
The same exercises suggested below would be as profitable for syntax as they would be for fluency and conversation. Your goal is to retrain your mind. Many expressions may be divided so that component words of the expression are separated by non-component words. Keep practicing until you can read the article aloud so that an American speaker could clearly understand what you are saying. Even as a beginning student. You would want to read the entire article aloud for fluency practice. Your English teacher could use the newspaper article to structure free conversation.
This structure would give both you and your English teacher a defined group of vocabulary words. Fluency is the ability to speak smoothly with proper intonation. For more fluency practice. Read it aloud at least twice. In reality. Initially use single sentences for fluency drills.
This is excellent proprioceptive training. You could easily have the following discussion after only four weeks of http: Your purpose would not merely be to learn the vocabulary in these newspaper articles. Try reading the article as smoothly as possible without stopping.
Your natural tendency will be to move on to new articles too quickly. You would not be fully retraining you mind and tongue until you could read the article at normal speaking speed with proper inflection and pronunciation.
You would accomplish more in attaining fluent speech by re-reading fewer articles aloud perfectly than you would by reading many articles aloud with faulty pronunciation. Practice until your pronunciation duplicates that of the American speaker. A newspaper article can give you a great deal of structure for conversation practice.
To continue with the illustration. English teacher: During typical English instruction. You would also be looking at the printed text when your English teacher initially asked the question. Of course. But in order to learn the language effectively. To continue our example. But at least your answer would be word perfect—you would be training your proprioceptive sense by using perfect syntax. Now you would want to add perfect pronunciation and fluency to that.
She would again ask the first question twice. That is not what you would want your English teacher to do for you now. Notice that your teacher would ask each question twice. Your English teacher would ask these two questions until you could answer word perfectly from recall memory. She would persist until the two of you were conversing so quickly and naturally that if an American came into the room.
She would now increase her tempo and would expect you to answer accordingly. You would be worn out by the time you had finished studying this intensely from a newspaper article. But she would still not be finished. You would be able to do all of your study alone. It would be just as understandable to that English speaker as any conversation between two Americans in a grocery store. This would continue—maybe for several days of practice—until the entire series of questions from that newspaper article could be asked and answered in fully fluent conversation.
There is both a text and enough recorded audio lessons so that you would be able speak English for two hours each day. If you have already taken two years of English instruction in school and still cannot speak English well. You have already studied enough English grammar in school. You have not finished a lesson until you can pronounce every sentence so perfectly—without reading from a text—that an American would think you were from the United States.
These are lessons in spoken English. If you have never studied English before. But you must always remember. Then they go to the next lesson. We suggest that it will be much easier for you if you simultaneously learn all persons and tenses of each new English verb.
If your teacher is not a first language English speaker. Grammar lessons would only slow you down. Chapter 6: Learning to use the English verb correctly will be one of the most difficult tasks for you in learning to speak fluent English. You must remember. We charge no money for the course. They study a lesson until they understand the meaning of the sentences and the vocabulary. Then I have the student conjugate it in all its persons and tenses as a spoken drill.
I have experimented with this many times. I spent more time learning and unlearning incorrect verb constructions than had I learned fewer verbs initially. I then moved to a school which emphasized spoken French. I am exaggerating. As I related earlier. The verb "etre" to be evolved into at least four verbs. I choose an obscure regular verb and find a student who does not know its meaning.
I have discovered that. Probably nothing marks someone struggling to learn English quite as much as improper use of the English verb's person and tense.
During my initial study. There is. Only after they have successfully conjugated it do I tell them what it means. Then I wasted additional time retraining my mind in learning to use the subjunctive in place of the tenses I had previously thought I was using correctly. In all but the first lesson. This will require specialized English verb drills. I said many things incorrectly for many months until I finally learned how to use the subjunctive. It would have been much more effective if I had learned each verb as a complete unit.
It is an amazing process to see. It would have been much more effective for me to have learned one verb as a unit having four tenses than to have learned four separate tenses as though each was a new verb. I was frustrated by learning only the present tense of a verb. I strongly encourage you to learn all forms of each verb the first time you encounter it in your English study.
You do not know a verb until you can use it fluently in spontaneous conversation. All verb tables are used as spoken English drills with recorded audio. Most students study on their own. Can they use all of those forms in spontaneous spoken English? All of the above comments relate to spoken language. I have often conducted a weekly two-hour group session as a means of encouraging the students. The real essence of language fluency is understanding that language well enough to intuitively use new vocabulary during actual conversation.
But you must learn to use the words in the context of spoken language. Our goal is to help the students reach a level of fluency in which they can use verbs in all of their tenses and persons correctly in normal speech. That will also be your objective as you learn to speak English. Not only is it easier to remember bad. Do not be satisfied by simply learning verb tenses and persons in written form.
It is during the group sessions that I have used these spoken conjugation drills. When students know big. In the early lessons. In traditional English language instruction. It is far easier to learn big.
But that is not the objective. The verb will become much more useful to you in a shorter period of time. You may find it helpful to organize words in table form. Its greatest advantage. An "A" format English verb drill. Repeated use of this format is what allows our students to conjugate an unknown verb correctly.
Throughout our Student Workbook. We provide a page Student Workbook which contains the written text for all spoken drills. Complete the following sentences with ". He promised to call. The parenthetical phrases are included in the written text. A sentence completion English verb drill. A drill for the irregular verb "to meet" looks like this: It is calling.
Can you see the fluency they have acquired when they can correctly use English verbs so early in their language learning experience? That is the same fluency you will want to develop as you study English. Please call. Quite early in the lesson series. You always met them here after work. I always meet them here every evening. Please test it. Though the sentences are simple. She always met them here after work. He promised to test it. They always met them here after work.
They always meet them here every evening. It also forces the students to be more mentally alert during the exercise. We always meet them here every evening. You will meet them all before evening. I always met them here after work. You always meet them here every evening. I will meet them all before evening. She will meet them all before evening.
We always met them here after work. He always meets them here every evening. It looks like this: They will meet them all before evening. He is testing some. We will meet them all before evening. This increases the students' ability to use the verb with all tenses and persons while. Learning all the forms of a single verb this way will take you less time than learning the same material using a traditional method.
You should also be able to see the great advantage in learning the entire verb with all its tenses and persons at one time. Language requires both skills. Most importantly. I will tell you if the sentence should be in the present. If you learn all the forms of the entire verb each time you encounter a new verb. That exercise with its spoken introductory explanation looks like this: You want to be able to manipulate spoken verbs quickly and accurately between all persons and tenses.
Use the word 'to take. In order to use the verb properly.
There is no way that you can repeat the same sentences enough times to retrain your mind. You would probably work on it for two hours or less during the week. That family with three children always takes the bus. So we need to construct drills which retrain memory. The children in that family always take the bus. After all. During cognitive learning. This is accomplished using a great deal of repetition—these verb forms will be repeated thousands of times throughout these lessons.
If you would repeat exactly what the narrator says. It is perfect in both its pronunciation and syntax. The results would be negligible in terms of teaching you to speak English fluently. This verb table format is used frequently throughout the lessons with a large number of regular and irregular verbs. Verb use is important in English. There are cognitive components which are essentially controlled by memory. Everything you heard the narrator say would be perfect English.
You could use these lessons for two hours a day for five days a week. It uses all tenses and persons and incorporates as much vocabulary from each new lesson as possible.
It would be a cognitive exercise. There is also a practical reason—it is too expensive for me to pay others to market a new product world-wide. Has studying English grammar really helped you speak English fluently? Why is it free? If you live in a country where you do not regularly hear properly pronounced. I especially want to help those who do not have much money.
Most of all. Chapter 7: This chapter will encourage you to be persistent in studying spoken English. The chapter closes by telling you that you can expect success as you study spoken English. If you lived in the United States. You must stop wasting your time on English grammar and writing lessons and practice spoken English instead—even when others tell you that in order to learn to speak English well. That is the price you must be willing to pay in order to efficiently learn to speak English fluently.
This chapter will also encourage you to improve your spoken English fluency by reading newspapers. There will also be the cost of changing your method of studying English.
It is the world's most widely used spoken English language course. I trust it will help you. Staying at the task will be your greatest difficulty. It will cost you time and a great deal of personal discipline. Many probably think that I am trying to sell them something later. If you are devoting full time to it. Whatever your schedule permits—from one hour a day to eight hours a day—bring as much spoken language into your study time as possible.
In all probability. Its worldwide use increases every month because students are finally learning to speak English so quickly. If you are enrolled in an English class. I know that this new method is the best way to learn spoken English.
Your success will depend on the amount of time you devote to spoken English study. That is true even though it is impossible for me to change the way our universities and colleges teach English in the United States.
There is no alternative to spending a great amount of time in spoken English language study. After only two years on www.
There is only one way I can show them that this method is more effective. They are confusing their understanding of grammar with their ability to speak. But trying too hard to learn spoken English can also hinder your progress. When you studied for important English exams in school. But you were not anxious about the language itself when you were speaking. Written grammar assignments are also used because English classes are often too large for spoken language study.
I have had these "advanced" students come to one class and then quit. As a result. You will not succeed. That will take far more time than merely learning what each sentence means. Though grammar-based study is ineffective. Continue to use a vocabulary notebook and learn the pronunciation and meaning of new words.
Always read aloud using full voice volume. A simple way to do that is to read an English newspaper aloud for one hour each day. Be persistent in spending the time necessary to learn spoken English. If the normal print function on your computer does not work—or if it prints more than just the article you want—you can drag your mouse over just what you want to save to highlight it. SOME U. You can usually print newspaper articles from the internet for your study.
If stress accompanies the language learning process. But avoid becoming stressed. If you are not certain that the English newspapers published in your country use good English many do not. You may want to use the following internet sources. If you are studying American English. The more you stop, the less confident you sound and the less comfortable you become. Try the mirror exercise above, but challenge yourself to speak without stopping or stammering taking pauses between your words the entire time.
You can fill in the correct grammar and word rules as you learn them better. Word games like this will help you find the right placement for your mouth and tongue, and can even help your pronunciation.
Use them to improve your fluency. Choose a short part of a show and repeat it line by line. Try to match the tone, speed and even the accent if you can. Try to sound just like the native speakers on the show. FluentU takes real-world videos—like music videos, movie trailers, news and inspiring talks—and turns them into personalized language learning lessons. This makes listening and repeating even easier. Just turn off the subtitles when you want a challenge!
FluentU helps you learn fast with useful questions and multiple examples. Learn more. At FluentU, you can decide how you learn. The more you listen to this authentic English, the better you will understand how to speak English naturally.
English uses stresses in words and sentences. Listen to where native speakers place the emphasis when they speak.
Try to repeat it the same way to improve English stress in your own speech. Sometimes the placing the stress on the wrong syllable completely changes the word. Singing along to your favorite English songs will help you become more fluent. Once you can sing along to Taylor Swift and Jason Mraz , you can test your skills with something a bit more difficult: Rap is a great way to practice English because often the words are spoken like regular sentences. However, the rapper uses a stronger rhythm and faster speed.
Some practice comes before you even open your mouth. Make speaking easier by learning the different forms of any words you learn. Knowing the correct way to use a word in any kind of sentence is important.
This knowledge will help you while speaking. An even better idea to improve English is to learn word phrases, not just words. Phrases and expressions can be helpful for sounding more natural when you speak. Learn how to say your most commonly used phrases and words in English. Knowing them in English will help you speak as well in English as you do in your native language.
Are you learning English speaking for a specific reason? For example, are you learning English so you can get a job in an English-speaking company? Before you go to a place where you have to speak English, you can practice what you might have to say.
Answer the questions a waiter might ask you. Try talking about food and menus. You can be your best helper or your worst enemy when learning to speak fluently! Just relax! If you get stuck or confused, just take a big breath and start over.