Babies learn their language slowly:First they learn to listen.Then they learn to speak.Finally, they can read and write
How to learn LISTENING Listen to the radio ,music in english Watch English TV Call Automated Answering Machine recordings Watch movies in english Use Internet listening resources in english
How to learn SPEAKING and pronunciation Talk to yourself Record your own voice Learn common idioms in english Understand the sounds that your language doesnt have Recognize that teachers are trained to understand you Practise minimal pairs Study word and sentence stress
Make an English/ESL friendMake up conversations.Practise dialogues.Use beginner textbooks
How to learn READING and vocabulary Read something every day Read what interests you Read at the appropriate level Review Who, What, Where, When, Why for each story you read Always have an English-English dictionary nearby Record vocabulary in a personal dictionary Write down new words Start a vocabulary (new word) notebook. Write words in alphabetical order (A...B...C...). Make example sentences. Always use an English-English dictionary first.
Read English stories Start with childrens storybooks. Try ESL readers. Read advertisements, signs and labels. Try EnglishClub.com for Young Learners
How to learn WRITING and spelling Keep a diary/journal Start with one sentence. How do you feel? How is the weather? What did you do today? Write another sentence tomorrow Write emails in English Rewrite your local news in English Learn important spelling rules Learn commonly misspelled word Learn common English errors
Visit an English speaking country Learn English more quickly. Stay with an English family. Hear native speakers talk. Have a fun experience