Monday, September 15, 2008

How To Learn English - Beginners

You are like a new baby
Babies learn their language slowly.
First they learn to listen.
Then they learn to talk.
Finally, they can read and write.

Listen to English every day
Listen to English radio.
Watch English TV.
Go to English movies.
Use online lessons.

Make an English/ESL friend
Make up conversations.
Practice dialogues.
Use beginner textbooks.

Read English stories
Start with children's storybooks.
Try ESL readers.
Read advertisements, signs and labels.

Write down new words
Start a vocabulary (new word) notebook.
Write words in alphabetical order (A...B...C...).
Make example sentences.
Always use an English-English dictionary first.

Keep an English diary
Start with one sentence.
How do you feel?
How is the weather?
What did you do today?
Write another sentence tomorrow.

Visit an English speaking country
Learn English more quickly.
Stay with an English family.
Hear native speakers talk.
Have a fun experience.