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2019.08.11 14:58

How To Stop Being Shy When Speaking English..

Are you normally

a sociable person?
Are you normally a shy person?
When you speak English, how can you be more confident in conversations?
 
TIP #1: Relax, take a deep breath!
This may seem like such a simple task, but it can help a lot! Before you have an English conversation or before you study English:
Take a DEEP breath in.
Take a DEEP breath out.
And repeat at least 5 times.
This one minute exercise will physically bring oxygen to your brain and body which will help you relax, calm down, and think clearer.
 
TIP #2: Talk with someone you trust!
If you only speak English at work, or only when a tourist asks you a question on the street, you probably feel nervous.
But when you speak with a trusted friend, teacher, or speaking partner, you can feel safe and less shy.
I recommend talking one-on-one with someone you trust.
Then you can talk with a group, and then finally, you can talk in more difficult situations, like at work.

TIP #3: Ask questions!
When you ask questions, you are in control of the conversation.
You aren’t helplessly waiting for the other person to ask you something. Being in control will help you to gain confidence and feel strong!
I recommend asking “WH” questions (who, what, where, when, why and how) because the other person is more likely to give a detailed answer.
When the other person answers you, keep asking more based on what they said!
If you ask only “yes” or “no” questions (like “Did you have a good weekend?”), it will be harder to keep the conversation going.

These tips have really helped my students and I hope they can also help you!
Good luck!
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Comments

  • Nhi Bui 2019.08.11 15:04

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    Thanks so much! 😊
  • hello 2019.08.11 15:05

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    👍✌🙏
  • MJ 2019.08.11 15:15

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    👏👏👏👏👏
  • Anik 2019.08.11 15:15

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    Very helpful 👌
  • CoCo 2019.08.11 15:15

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    thank you very much
  • Alex 2019.08.11 15:21

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    I feel nervous when I talk to someone I am familiar with. But if I talk to stranger I don’t have same feelings .
  • Leon 2019.08.11 15:23

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    Wow! It's awesome. These tips are so helpful. Thank you very much sir!
  • 小玉 Little Jade 2019.08.11 15:27

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    ❤❤
  • May 梅子 2019.08.11 15:54

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    wow it is so helpful.thanks very much😁
  • Tina 2019.08.11 16:04

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    It’s really helpful. Thank you so much.🌹
  • Mason _메씨_ 2019.08.11 20:15

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    I will try it with that kinda way Thanks
  • Linda 2019.08.11 22:40

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    TIP#1❤
  • Linda 2019.08.11 22:43

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    Tip#2
  • Linda 2019.08.11 22:49

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    Tip#3 ❤ Thank you Todd.
  • Ning 2019.08.11 23:25

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    thank you
  • heba 2019.08.11 23:39

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    God bless you , you are amazing
  • Wendy life 2019.08.12 00:07

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    @Alex lol me too. I believe many Chinese people have the same problem. Is that a character of Chinese people?
  • Sao Bien 2019.08.12 00:22

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    Thank you so much 😊
  • 阿七 2019.08.12 04:09

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    finding a speaker partiner is my biggest problem at moment
  • Nz 2019.08.12 16:17

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    Tip#1
  • Nz 2019.08.12 16:20

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    Tip#2
  • Nz 2019.08.12 16:23

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    Tip#3, thank u Mr.Todd

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