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My writting skills in english is good but whenever i do speak i always feel nervous, so what should i do for improving my english speaking also?

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13 Feb '07 09:30 am
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10 tips to improve spoken English

Prepare for small talk

Speaking English fluently is not just about making corporate presentations and giving long speeches. It is about expressing your views on the most mundane of things. How often do you meet a new person and face an awkward silence after the initial greeting because you don't know what to talk about? Worse, you may wish to initiate a conversation but may not be confident of putting something across correctly.

The ability to make small talk is very important in business and social conversations. Topics for casual conversation could include the weather, sports, current affairs, arts, hobbies, travel, etc. Read up on your area of interest and try framing sentences expressing your opinions. Talk about it with someone close to you so you can check for grammatical accuracy.

Then, gradually build up on your repertoire of conversational topics and start using them whenever you get a chance. Of course, when you talk, do not mak ...more
Answered by krishna chandrashekhar, 13 Feb '07 09:37 am

 
  
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Listen to English news from Indian and foreign channels. Read news paper loudly which will enable to concentrate on words, usage, and fluency of toungue. After the confidence will grow of its own. Don't worry. And this is the best technique even practiced internationally and by renowned news readers
Answered by Gino Panjikkaran, 16 Feb '07 12:20 pm

 
  
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Run a spell check and grammar check after you write, for a starter.
Answered by James Lamb, 13 Feb '07 09:42 am

 
  
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develop your lstening skills.try to catch the correct pronunciation and practice it when alone or with friends because language is both caught and taught.Read as much as you can (loud as well as silent ).Start conversing with those close to you ,simple conversation then move on to complex sentence formation use of proverbs and idioms in your conversation will make it interesting and allow you say things in a better way.
Answered by Nigar Abdin, 16 Feb '07 01:02 pm

 
  
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Practice makes a man perfect. Ask your friends to talk to you in english. You can also record what you say and replay it and see how you are doing. Keep doing it, you will get better
Answered by krishnan krishnan, 13 Feb '07 09:46 am

 
  
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There is no doubt that "gift of the gab", or the ability to speak clearly, is a valuable skill, however it was not speaking skill, but listening skill.

"You can read all of the books on public speaking but until you actually stand up in front of a group of two or more, you'll never get over the fear of public speaking,"

Are you a good listener? If you are, you have a valuable skill.

Practice...........Practice..................Practice........ ...............you must get success.
Answered by suresh bhol, 16 Feb '07 01:01 pm

 
  
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you shuld speak out with confidence
Answered by saravana kumar, 13 Feb '07 10:03 am

 
  
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its all about confidence, somehow you have to develop it in you.
easiest thing you can do is to stand by a mirror and come out with what so ever you feel easy with.
than you can shift to some good friend of yours and start talking in enlish
you can skip the mirror case and start with a friend straight away, but in some case instead of boosting your confidence it can also demoralize you (if your frnd makes a public issue of it in fun).
so its better ti grow in confidence a little bit before exposing yourself to the outer world.
and in couple of months you would be able to male an impact.
hmmm, read some good vocab as it is equally important to have enough words in your mind to express things........
rest will go fine, all the best
Answered by sudhanshu kaushik, 16 Feb '07 01:36 pm

 
  
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watch television shows,read articles and speak in english even though u speak mistakes .
Answered by shiva kumar, 16 Feb '07 12:44 pm

 
  
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it is more about "sheer will". We need make it a point to speak in English in our work place rather than bunch up and speak in local/common lingo. Even if the others come and speak in common lingo, make it a point to respond in English.

Another common misconception is that we need elaborate vocabulary to speak well in English. this is not correct. When we try to use words that we dont use regularly, that's when our speach gets jarring and we start groping for words. Rather if we use just simple plain English, it comes out much better.

The way we have learnt English too plays an important role here. Compare it with how we learnt our mother tounge

Mother Tounge - Listen --> Understand --> Speak --> Read --> Write
English - Read --> Write --> Speak/Utter --> Listen/Understand

This plays a critical role as well on how well we can articulate in English which primarily is a foriegn language for us.

What we need to do is unlearn a bit of English based on ...more
Answered by Niranjan Josyula, 16 Feb '07 03:04 pm

 
  
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