Maria先生  英語


This is Maria Arai. I came from the Philippines and have been teaching English for more than 9 years. If you are searching for a way to improve your communication skills, here are some tips that will give you a good starting point.

1) Study everyday

Try to set aside some time everyday for your studies, ideally when your brain is at its most receptive. It's better to study for 30 minutes everyday than for 3 hours once a week.

2) Review regularly

Go over each lesson several times, perhaps once in the morning. once in the evening and once several days later.

3) Set yourself targets

Setting reasonable targets is a good way to motivate yourself. You could set yourself a time limit or aim for a certain level of proficiency.

4) Focus on your interests

Once you have got to grips with the basic of the language, learn to talk about the things that interest you. In this way you are more likely to remember words, phrases and grammatical constructions you encounter.

5) Don't worry about making mistakes

You probably make the occasional mistake when speaking your native language, so, making mistakes in a foreign language is nothing to worry about. What matters is getting your message across, not whether you use all the right words. If you cannot think of the exact words, try using other ones. Learn how to say things like "How do you say ______________________________ in English?", "What's that called?", "What are they doing?" etc.

6) Learn vocabulary effectively

Vocabulary is the most essential element of communication. The more words you know, the more more you can say and understand.

7) Find ways to make language learning fun

This could involve songs, stories, jokes and anything else you can think of.

If you practice these tips each day and pretty soon they will be habits that come naturally . GOOD LUCK!