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2020.12.20 13:08

Tips to improve your English - Part 4


14. DO NOT worry about

your accent. Focus on pronunciation.

If you are worrying about your accent... don’t! Accent is not important whatsoever. In fact, many people appreciate English spoken with different accents. It is really not important for any situation, formal or causal. Be proud of your accent! It only makes you more interesting and unique. You can have perfect English and a very strong accent at the same time. Instead, focus your attention on pronunciation. Correct pronunciation is very important, as without it you may be misunderstood.

15. Memorise topics to use as conversation starters

Sometimes the key to speaking is having something to talk about. Memorise a wide range of conversation topics, from music, weather, interests, and especially current events. This way you won’t be stuck trying to think of something to talk about.

16. Slang is overated

Some people feel they have to learn and use a lot of slang words in order to sound natural. This is not true. In fact, often it sounds uneducated or unnatural due to overuse and misuse of slang. Although you might hear a lot of slang in music and film, it is not used as often as you might think. Many native speakers never use slang at all. If you are not sure, use it with your close friends. And to be safe, never use it in formal situations.

17. Use It or Lose It

The most important thing is to keep practicing. There is an English expression that says “use it or lose it”. This basically means, if you don’t use your language skills, you will lose them. Think of it like a language muscle. If you use it, it will grow. If you don’t use it, it will shrink!
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  • Shelby 2020.12.20 13:12

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    Is that all?I really appreciate it that you can share these stuffs to us without reservation. Anyway, thank u so much!
  • ENFJ_Aaron.K 2020.12.20 13:12

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    Oh that's really good tips!! Where did you find it? :) really thanks for sharing it 👍
  • SweetGrace 2020.12.20 13:14

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    perfect~👍🏻 It's very useful to me~👐🏻 Thank you so much~~🤗🤗
  • Robby Zain 2020.12.20 13:15

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    @Shelby Yes. This is the last post 👍
  • 현대성 2020.12.20 13:15

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    @Robby Zain I'd love to learn the British accent as well. You reckon you can help me with that sir ?
  • Robby Zain 2020.12.20 13:15

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    @SweetGrace 🙏 🙏 🙏
  • 天韵茶业超市Ivy 2020.12.20 13:16

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    thank you for your tips. it's very useful for us, the non-native speakers.
  • Linda song 2020.12.20 13:20

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    Thanks to share it.it will rise me up👍and I will keep doing😊
  • _____ 2020.12.20 13:39

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    I don’t know how to use rising pitch and falling pitch properly, I guess it has an impact on my pronunciation.
  • visionQg 2020.12.20 13:47

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    Noticing 👌
  • Linda 2020.12.20 14:04

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    Hey , could you correct my pronunciation, please?
  • Cindy 2020.12.20 14:05

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    Thanks for sharing.
  • 이건희 2020.12.20 14:31

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    thank you for sharing this! this is so helpful😃
  • Sophia 2020.12.26 15:21

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    Your tip is really important for me Thanks for sharing👍

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