Do not think the conjugation of the simple verb such as I am, he is … or adding “s” after the verb is not your concern. What you think it is simple is one of the most common mistakes when using English chat. Conjugation is also an essential element of English grammar. Once you can not do the most basic thing, it’s hard for you to do the more complicated things. Let’s begin writing simple sentences by the structure “subject + verb”.
Write whatever you think
There is an exercise: Write on a piece of paper whatever you are thinking in English. Let the thinking stream flowing in your brain was displayed on that piece of paper. Even if you write a word wrongly, as a natural reaction you would think that in the beginning, “Oh my god, I wrote a wrong word!” do not stop to fix that, continue writing what you just thought on the piece of paper. The method “Write whatever you think” has two benefits: the first one is to help your English writing skills being quicker, think and write what you think at the same time, don’t have to try hard for thinking. The second one is to get used to thinking in English.
Practice thinking in English
If you think in your native language then you translate into English, it takes so many times to translate what you think into English. Not to mention you have to think translation is correct or not correct. The best way is to practice thinking in English to save considerable time and English will be automatically spoken when you speak without a problem.
After many times you try to listen with whole effort and buy an expensive pair of headphones with hoping that your English listening skill will be good, but it’s not successful, you might practice listening incorrectly. The cause may be your pronunciation in English is wrong. From wrong pronunciation, you will get used to pronouncing wrongly. The result is when other people pronounce correctly, you can not recognize all of the words they speak to you are familiar and you can not understand what they talk about. When pronouncing, pay attention to the stress of words, the tune of sentences, especially ending sounds.
Turn on subtitle when watching films
When watching English films, note that turn on the subtitle of films. Don’t try hard to practice listening by turning subtitles off and listen to what actors or actresses speak without subtitles. Turning subtitles on will help you know how exactly to pronounce each word or know how to write each new word that actors speak, from that you will learn new words, your pronunciation will be faster and more exact.
Practice making sentences with new words
After learning a new word, the fastest way to remember the meaning of that word is to practice making sentences with that word inside, even write a paragraph that includes new words you know. The benefit of this method helps you remember new words by applying new words to the real situation, but is not learn by heart.
Being confident to talk to foreigners
Don’t be afraid of mistakes when speaking or be shy when talking to a foreigner. If you are shy or afraid of mistakes when speaking, you will not recognize your weak points and will not correct your mistakes forever. In addition, native English chat foreigners will not laugh at you if you have mistakes in speaking. Even they also help you correct your mistakes!