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How to Speak English Fluently - 7 secrets

andylu2

andylu2

Canada

A lot of my students ask me how to speak English fluently.  It's kind of a "buzz word" in non native speaking countries.  I've probably been asked it over 1000 times in my life.  I used to just say stuff like "practice more, don't be shy, learn new words and use them" but then I realized I was just being lazy and not really helping anyone with my advice.  I noticed some students could speak well while others almost made no improvement.  I finally decided to think carefully about what made the difference.

1.  Fluent English speakers study every day.  They are super consistent.  The students who study hard right before the test and then do nothing for the rest of the time never seem to speak well.

2.  Another thing I noticed is that students who learned how to speak fluently challenged themselves and didn't just follow the boring textbook.  They didn't make excuses about how boring the class was, and instead found some system that worked for them.  

There are a bunch of more things these "successful" students did and I spent the afternoon writing about it.  I wrote 7 articles that if you follow, you'll be able to speak like a native speaker soon.  Trust me.  How to Speak English Fluently

07:12 AM Aug 14 2010 |

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Orlans

Venezuela

well i belive that the secret is practice and practice by live sessons.

11:41 AM Aug 14 2010 |

foz12

foz12

Saudi Arabia

thank you so much it's useful topic

I trying hard to improve my Eglish but

some time I feel boring!!

but I should not thinking like that

again thank you : )

12:21 PM Aug 14 2010 |

jody abot

jody abot

Kuwait

thnx   nice topic =)

01:39 PM Aug 14 2010 |

miss blue

miss blue

Jordan

thx alot . Great post =)

 

i believe that practicing plus listening are good ways to speak english =) 

04:45 PM Aug 14 2010 |

lolita_lempicka

Yemen

nice advice ..practice makes you perfect :)

03:28 AM Aug 15 2010 |

mourad05d

mourad05d

Morocco

thanks brother for your help Smile

07:43 AM Aug 15 2010 |

Lufer

Ecuador

Tanks …nice topic

12:02 PM Aug 15 2010 |

orquidea37

orquidea37

Costa Rica

Thanks, for tha topic I agree you have to be consistent every day

06:44 PM Aug 15 2010 |

janetbba

Algeria

it is an interresting topic thank you for help it is true that the most important thing to speak english fluently is to  study every day

04:08 AM Aug 16 2010 |

adelina_delia

Albania

I already knew that,but thanks anyway! :D

11:03 AM Aug 16 2010 |