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Q: How to improve Spoken English and the listening?

I don't like listening the record and watching the English movie 

6 years 47 weeks ago in  Teaching & Learning - Shanghai

 
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You could maybe try with eating English food.

 

You should always use fork&knife, while you're 'practicing'.

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You could maybe try with eating English food.

 

You should always use fork&knife, while you're 'practicing'.

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Ummm - speaking and listening???

icnif77:

Quit being so detailedsurprise.

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Yeah, I know... some times I get too complicated...

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icnif77:

 This Q came as a  riddle a bit.

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Get a foreign bf/gf, whichever you like!

icnif77:

Shouldn't foreign BF/GF be fluent in sign language  since 'I don't like listening'?

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He/she does not like listening to movies and songs

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You've got to practice as often as possible.  All the time is best.

Good luck.

 

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find a friend to practice with - even another Chinese person can practice with you.

NOTE: shouting 'hellooooooo' at a foreigner does not make them a friend to practice english with.

 

there is no short-cut to learning a language: watching movies will help listening

 

 

icnif77:

Why 'hellooooo' isn't good?

I always reply with 'hi', what confuse them.

 

'I want to learn, but I don't want to listen' is very difficult parameter for the 'lesson' assembly.surprise

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Read, read out loud, find the audio book for the book that you are reading.

It's the fastest way to learn vocabulary and contemporary grammar (if the book is fairly recent).

When you build your vocabulary, your confidence will increase and make it less awkward (which is itself an awkward word) if you want to approach a foreigner to talk to.

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TCM says eating the soup made from vocal cords of the Parrot will make one speak all languages. For extra effect add dried Tiger Penis with a dash of Rhinocerous Horn.

*if that doesn't work u could try Fire-Cupping ~

icnif77:

Tiger? How he'll play the ball without it?

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That's just reckless and irresponsible advice!!!

 

You forgot to mention the essential fact that the parrot needs to have been brought up in the country which has the language you're trying to learn!!!

 

Sheesh! The ignorance of some people....

 

 

:p :D

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It will take you less time to master it if you live in China.

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SO easy ! !

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"the listening"?

keep telling yourself: "all work and no play makes Johnny a dull boy."

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I use olla to learn with teachers from all over the world! Why not try this app? It is a free one! Add me if you have an account!

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I think practising is the most important things to learn a language. So you should find a foreigner to speak with in English. I used FB to chat with foreigners until  I knew olla. I found many foreigners there. There is also a telephone function for free, You can talk with foreigners in olla. It can help with your English learning and listening. I hope that my answer can help you out...

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If you are what you eat, maybe you can try to eat some English speaking persons.

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