Learning English as a second language can be a challenging task. But once you get the hang of it, every effort and time you spend studying the language will be worth it. By being fluent in English, travelling will be more fun. To help you in this endeavour, here are some practical tips on how to learn English effectively.
- Listen to English songs or watching English movie
If you want to learn how to speak English, learn by listening is very helpful. By listening more, you’ll be able to learn useful vocabulary and grammar without even realising or memorising them.
- Pay the best attention to Grammar
Grammar is very important to construct a correct sentence. Without Grammar, your English would be misunderstood. One of the best ways to learn grammar is to listen to short stories told in various tenses. This will help you improve your English grammar automatically and more naturally. For example, if a story starts with “I don’t like banana but I want to eat one,” the other story should be “I didn’t like bananas but I wanted to eat one.”
Reading many article is also a good way to learn English. By reading, you can add your vocabularies and understand English well.
- Memorizing phrases not words
When you study English, or any language for that matter, you shouldn’t learn individual words because memorising them makes no sense without context. Instead, you should study whole phrases. Memorising the meaning of words is much easier if you know what they mean and how they are used in a sentence.
- Practice to speak English
Practice makes perfect. When you learn a language, practice to speak is the best way to do. Because by practicing everyday, it can be a habit to do.
Those are 5 tips of how to learn English quickly and effectifely. I do hope it can be usefull for the readers.
By: Sekar Arum Purwadhani, S.Pd