Types of Pronouns
Types of Pronouns
English has become a global language and is used both as a medium of oral and written communication. English learners are always striving to improve their communication skills. There should be discipline and enthusiasm to learn English language. Following are few tips to improve communication skills.
Watch English programs, news, movies etc. especially with subtitles to understand the meaning and usage of words. This way, you will have a better understanding of using the word at the appropriate place. It may be monotonous in the beginning but will gradually improve your communication skills.
List all the words you find difficult to understand in the conversation and look for their meaning. Read at least five of these words daily and use them in your conversation. It’s better to use the newly learnt words with an expert so you get to know whether or not you are using it correctly. Use a dictionary to know the synonyms or antonyms of the newly learnt words and also learn their usage in different scenarios.
To speak English, think in English. While communicating, many English learners think in their native language and then translate to English. Remember that the grammar rules of your regional language may not be same as that of English. So the translation may not be the same and you won’t be able to say exactly what you want to.
Try to converse in English with your friends and family and with the people around you. In this way, you will be able to get rid of your hesitation of speaking in English.
Build a community of English speakers at your school, college, office or your neighborhood and make a commitment to speak in English only whenever you meet. You may also use the social media to make such community.
Make a native English speaker your pen pal and start interacting. Ask him or her to be your mentor and focus on your mistakes pointed by them.
Read the same news in different newspapers and see the difference in the ways it is presented. In this way you will have the understanding of using different words in same situation. But ensure using these words in your daily conversation to make your tongue habitual of them.
You can also practice alone by reading any article, book etc. in English. Stand in front of the mirror and read aloud. Practice whatever you want to say. It will make you comfortable with the words and use them in the conversation.