How To Speak English Fluently: 5 Best Ways of All Time

How To Speak English Fluently

With the advancement of technology the world is becoming a global village. This has led to English slowly becoming the default language for everything from talking with friends abroad to interviews. So it’s become essential to learn and speak English fluently in our daily life. 


What we first have to get into our head is that even if we have zero experience speaking English it is an achievable goal to learn to speak English fluently and confidently, and that is exactly what we are gonna go through in the next few points.


5 Things That Can Help You Speak English Fluently


Here’s a list of 5 best practices that might help you with your English fluency. All these methods were followed by many authors, poets, and famous personalities, so you can see how they speak now. So, let’s get started…,


#01 Practice


As the English saying says Practice makes perfect. Hard work is the key to anything in life and that applies to learning to speak fluent English. Do not be afraid to make mistakes but be sure to learn from them to refrain from the same mistakes again and again. During this phase Google is your best friend especially the translate feature as it allows you to translate speech as well as listen to pronunciations.


The internet is a really good way to practice and get feedback as it contains a wealth of information you can access for free so use all the knowledge you can acquire through the internet. The internet is really helpful if you are shy as you don’t have to face anyone face to face so start by practicing speaking with friends as they won’t poke fun at your bad English and some might even help you.


#02 Dictionary


A pocket dictionary is a really useful tool to learn new words as well as discover different words for words you already know. This practice will of course make you look sophisticated in front of others. Using sophisticated words in your daily life will help you in terms of building confidence. 


This is also a huge plus point in interviews as it will make you look like you are pretty well versed in English and that is exactly what we want them to think.


#03 Slow Down


A big beginner's mistake is talking fast. Now this is of course no problem to someone very familiar with English or to someone who’s first language is English but for a beginner talking fast will lead to stuttering and that just throws someone’s confidence out the window. 


We know it feels good to say the things we want to express quickly and if we pull it off successfully it makes us look and cool but of course the very moment we begin to stutter or mispronounce words that is where the problem starts. 


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IT basically becomes a downward spiral so it’s always recommended to go slow so you won’t have any problems with confusion or miscommunication. As you develop you can start to speed up to sound more natural but this is something you don’t want to rush.


#04 Use English More


Using English regularly is a big part of the learning process. Instead of just using that knowledge when necessary you should use it more in your daily life. 


Using English at your house, with your friends and at school or work is a good way to learn and get more experience compared to only using it when English is compulsory. Using English in your daily life will help you in finding what your mistakes are and correct them.


#05 Listen


This might sound strange but you should actually listen more before speaking. Listening to speeches and debates is a very good place to start. Try to listen to how they ask questions and answer questions and how they reply to others so that you can learn from them. 


Try to understand what they are saying and how they are saying it mainly listen to the tone in which they reply. Also it is good practice to try to focus more on English media so try to watch news in English as well as some movies in English. 


Even if you can’t understand everything they say, it's better to keep listening. This is a good way to be entertained as well as learn at the same time.


Takeaway


These are just a few ways to be more fluent in English but before all that you have to build up the mindset to keep going even when you make mistakes. All of these steps will be a waste if you don’t keep going through your mistakes. What I really want to say is that be confident, make the mistakes count and keep going forward.



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