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GOING GRAPHIC: 4 SQUARES FOR BETTER SPEAKING – ELT-CATION

GOING GRAPHIC: 4 SQUARES FOR BETTER SPEAKING – ELT-CATION
Silentium est aurum (“silence is golden”).Or is it? If we google “teaching speaking in English”, we’ll get over 66,300,000 search results with numerous tips, fabulous games or tricks how to get learners speaking – all pointing out the same frustrating tendency showing that many learners are either timid speakers reluctant to participate in any conversation, or that despite mastering the language, as attested by a great number of grammar and vocabulary exercises thoroughly done by the learners in class, their speaking still lacks fluency and coherence. The latter is sometimes ignored at lower levels. However, speaking is about both fluency and coherence. Coherence is about linking ideas together – just like in a paragraph or essay. This blog post gives some ideas on how to help learners organize what they say into a coherent speech using the Four Square Method. What do we start with? We need 4 squares (* Please note that I’m using a different order of squares than in the original method. Related:  Speaking

British English Coach_how to speak better If you’re reading this, I imagine you want to speak better English and communicate in a more confident and competent way. When we communicate effectively we are able to express our ideas and opinions, share experiences, and build relationships with others. When we struggle to express ourselves, we feel unvalued and insecure. As human beings, we want to participate in group discussions and have an impact on the society around us. In the modern world, we communicate across borders. By speaking better English, people all over the world can hear our voice. Well, English teachers and English classes definitely help. What you need is to become a self-directed learner, somebody who takes responsibility for their own learning and creates their own learning programme to develop their English. Now, it’s certainly true that speaking is a social activity and is best done with other people. You can do the same with your English. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. I want to go for a drink tonight. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments Slang Language changes all the time. New words and phrases appear and evolve. The words and pronunciations used by young people in the UK can be very different to those used by adults. Living in a multicultural society has an effect on language, especially on young people, whose friends are often from a mix of backgrounds. Television and music also have a big impact on the language of the young. Often UK singers sing in American accents without realising. Young British people use lots of language that you usually can’t find in most dictionaries. Safe, sorted, sound, cool or wicked all mean That’s good or I understand. However, not everybody uses slang and not everybody likes it. When British people use language like this, it’s no surprise that some students say they can’t understand native speakers. So, how important is it to understand these slang words and expressions?

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Mary Smith essay - Google Docs One account. All of Google. Sign in to continue to Docs Find my account Forgot password? Sign in with a different account Create account One Google Account for everything Google 10 Ways to Start Speaking English - Nina English blog There are many reasons why people attend my courses of English Without Books. But they all have one thing in common – everyone would like to improve their speaking. Okay, that’s a valid need. But there is a catch in it if we take it as some kind of a sport. If we start to approach it as something that we “should probably improve somehow”. So how to do it if you really mean it? 1. One of the best known and most effective recommendations. 2. I swear by music when learning languages. Summer courses 2019 Skype coaching Brno women’s weekend 3. Or any other apps where you have to record yourself and the app then gives you feedback on how you pronounce words/sentences. You get free access to English Central in some of our courses – in the 1-on-1 course with Nina and in the group course for Intermediate students. 4. I have been promoting tv series and movies on my blog and in all my courses for a long time. 5. When you read something and nobody is in the room with you, read it out loud sometimes.

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