It may be a cliché, but it’s true: in order to be a better speaker, you first need to be a better listener. That is why I tell my students who come to me for fluency lessons to listen to audio files, watch movies, and read books. I do this because in many cases I… Continue reading Become a Better Speaker – Listen to Lectures on TED Talks
Recently I received an email that went like this: “Dear Sir, Sorry, but my English is very Bad. Please help.” First of all it made me smile. If you want to be polite, please address me with Dear Madam, because I’m a woman! I get many emails that address me with Dear Sir. But I… Continue reading Many learners of English think their English is “very bad.” What can you do about it?