Questions Yes Sometimes Not yet
1. Do you have an action plan to
improve your speaking?
2. Do you learn new words through
3. Do you belong to a conversational
4. Do you try to speak English as
often as possible?
5. Do you speak English outside your
6. Do you usually learn new
7. Do you talk to yourself in English?
5-7 “yes” You are great! You know how to study and
improve your English very well. Keep up your good
3-4 “yes” Excellent! You can improve your English
by knowing more learning skills and through your hard
1-2 “yes” Try your best and don’t always lose heart!
It is a good start! Please have confidence in yourself and
spend more time in your English learning! Pay more
attention to your learning skills and study habits.
( ) Learn grammar rules
( ) Learn English songs
( ) Make a study plan
( ) Watch English films
( ) Have group discussion
( ) Practice writing in English
( ) Translate sentences
( ) Listen to the teacher
( ) Talk to native English
( ) Memorize new words
( ) Practice pronunciation
( ) Learn study skills
( ) Play word games
( ) Talk with your classmates
( ) Practise dictation
( ) Listen to the tape
( ) Read English stories
( ) Learn phonetic alphabet
What have you done in order to improve your
Don’t be shy and self-conscious!
Communication errors can be solved.
A conversation is an interactive activity
involving listening and speaking from both
It’s all about listening and asking questions.
Do some research!
If a conversation is going wrong, it may not be
Listen, listen and listen
Learn chunks of language
Networking and making friends
Read about topics of your interest
Get familiar with common expressions
Joining one-on-one conversations, conversation
and common interest groups
Have specific conversation topics
Talk to yourself in English
Repeat what you hear
Have something to talk about (keep up-to-date)
Join conversation clubs (let's talk)
Participate in your English lessons
Make friends with people who don't speak your
Teach someone English
Keep a journal to talk about your daily activities
1. Memorize new words and useful expressions.
1. Learn study skills.
1. Talk with your classmates or some other people ( native
1. Listen to the tape, watch English films & read English
1. Design plan.
1. Keep a journal.