02 Aug How to improve your English
Having trouble at pronouncing your words, right? If English is not your mother tongue it is only natural to experience difficulty while speaking it. Pronunciations errors are bound to occur. Here are a few tips to improve your English.
- It’s often difficult to hear pronunciation errors in your own speech since you are concentrating really well and communicating rather than the sound you are making. In the event that you can’t hear your pronunciation problems, it’s hard to correct them. Take a stab at recording your speech with your smartphone or PC and making a note of specific areas you have to improve on
- Numerous English learners think that speaking fluently implies they have to talk fast. This isn’t right. Speaking too fast reinforces negative behaviour patterns and makes the speaker sound nervous and indecisive. Speaking slowly will give you an opportunity to breathe appropriately and think about what you need to state straightaway. Since it gives you an opportunity to think while you are speaking, you’ll feel more relaxed and have the capacity to concentrate on making your English sound fantastic
- Close your eyes and think about how to make a sound before saying it. Visualize the movement of your mouth and face. In the event that you have contemplated with the phonemic chart, think about the sound you are making and how it identifies with other English phonemes. In the event that you have utilized diagrams of the mouth and tongue, think about the shape you have to make inside your mouth on the off chance that you need to make the sound correctly.
- Pronunciation is a physical skill. You’re teaching your mouth another approach to move and utilizing different muscles. Notice difficult sounds every day. Experiencing difficulty with ‘th’? Put your tongue between your teeth (don’t clamp down) and blow out some air of your mouth. Feel the air move over the top of your tongue.
- Stand in front of a mirror to see the placement of your tongue, lips, and shape of your mouth when you make certain sounds. Compare what you see with a video of a native-speaker saying a similar thing.
- There’s no replacement for learning pronunciation from the experts or native speakers. So, listen! Listen to English radio programs and stare at the television and movies in English. Copy what you’re hearing regardless of whether you don’t know what they’re saying yet.
- Pronunciation problems hold on the grounds that we’re reluctant to commit errors. Make scenarios meeting someone out of the blue, ordering at a restaurant, requesting directions and then showcase the discourse without anyone else’s input. Try not to be bashful.
- Getting criticism from an outside observer is crucial. Discover a companion who’s also interested in improving their English. Have a go at exchanging recorded messages so you can listen closely to each other’s pronunciation.