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  • How to improve my English speaking skills?

     Tejas Loke updated 3 months ago 9 Members · 14 Posts
  • Sadhika Anand

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    March 3, 2021 at 6:40 am
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    I’ve failed countless interviews because of my English speaking skills. I’m bit embarrassed about it but I want to improve it.

  • Ranjit Ramesh

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    March 3, 2021 at 7:13 am
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    Hi Sadhika. It’s indeed a common problem in the masses since English is not our native language. But don’t worry. List down the obvious interview questions or the concepts of whichever field you’re working in and pick your doubts or arguments from it. Now, you can go and talk to your friend from the same field or a colleague about it. Speaking to someone senior would be even better.

  • Sahima Bhattacharya

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    March 3, 2021 at 7:16 am
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    Sadhika you should also listen to podcasts. There are tons of podcasts available for general as well as technical topics. Search for the ones related to your field and start listening those.

  • Sahima Bhattacharya

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    March 3, 2021 at 7:16 am
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    The majority of the podcasts are produced by native English speakers and hence it adds a few little words, if not many, in your dictionary.

  • Sandeep Kumar

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    March 3, 2021 at 7:24 am
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    IMO, this is not a two-day exercise, but something to follow throughout.

  • Sandeep Kumar

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    March 3, 2021 at 8:15 am
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    Btw, someone mentioned podcast. I use Pocket Casts – Android Apps on Google Play but you can use other (free) alternatives to listen to podcasts.

  • Nirmal Ghosh

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    March 3, 2021 at 11:32 am
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    You shouldn’t be embarrassed because English is neither our mother tongue nor we speak English in our daily lives. It’s okay if you’re not good at it. You can definitely improve once you start practicing speaking in front of a mirror or by listening to English shows and songs.

    • Nilam Magar

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      March 8, 2021 at 5:22 am
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      I agree with your point here!!

  • Nilam Magar

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    March 8, 2021 at 5:22 am
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    I watched countless English movies with subtitles and did mirroring technique to improve my English speaking skills. In this way, you also somehow adapt the accent too.

    • Sandeep Kumar

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      May 21, 2021 at 8:15 am
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      I agree @nilammagar30 !!???? Watching Hollywood movies with English subtitles really help. It’s a fun way of learning English too!????

      • Kanib Ahmed

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        May 25, 2021 at 7:19 am
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        Reading books is the best way to speak English fluently. However, practice makes a man/women perfect. So, read out loud, correct yourself at mistakes, practice again and again.

        • Sargam Soni

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          July 7, 2021 at 11:18 am
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          The best way to speak fluent English is by socializing yourself. The more you talk to people the more your vocabulary will enhance.

  • Tejas Loke

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    July 13, 2021 at 9:38 am
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    It’s ok to speak broken English, until and unless you are able to communicate with your peers. However, learning English can help you in many ways. The best ways to learn English are:

    • Reading a book for 30 mins daily.
    • Talking to peers in English.
    • Watching English movies.
    • Reading out loud what your are writing (If you write articles and blog posts).
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