English is one of the widely spoken languages of the world. The use of this...
Learning general English or simple conversations in English are not as difficult as you think. The best part about using the language in usual talk is that it helps your mind to adjust with the new experience. Many Indian students complete their schooling mostly in a regional vernacular. In state and central board schools, it is a second language. Students who did not go to an English medium school find it extremely difficult to cope with the vernacular afterwards. You can ease the struggle by utilizing the language in daily communications. Talk with your friends and use the words at your home.
Initial mistakes are normal
You may make mistakes. In fact, you would make errors. It is very natural. Sometimes, you may find it difficult to search the right word to express your idea. Why do you worry when so many amazing resources are available on the web? Besides subscribing to a suitable Spoken English course online, you can always access the Hindi-English dictionaries. Besides the deficiency of vocabulary, grammar is a major weak point. It is not that tough as you think!
Connecting the languages
You do not have to swim the vast ocean of English Grammar to carry the conversation! Just do a brush-up of the Parts of Speech and tenses. Essentially, the best way to learn grammar is to equate the English with your regional grammar. Grammatical fundamentals are almost same in all language. Understand the similarities and differences. It takes some time, but a good Spoken English program like that of speaktoday.com packs in all the resources in a condensed course.
Regional fonts are compatible in the digital medium. You can find online dictionaries for translating words in Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Marathi, and Punjabi (among other languages). Just do a quick search on your mobile internet, and soon enough you know a nice right word. Use it the next time when the situation requires you to speak in the language.
In addition, you can use the internet to find the meaning of any English word. For instance, if you do not know the meaning of the word ‘fundamental’ mentioned in the above paragraph, just type ‘fundamental meaning’ in the search engine. Soon, you get the idea.
Use the TV
Understanding the basics of English communication is very easy nowadays. You can always learn by hearing. There are several English movie channels available in all cable TV networks. You can also follow the news channels in English. This does not take any extra time. Just switch over to the channels during your usual time of watching the TV. Seeing the English movies is better than the news channels because all TV movies now come with subtitles. The subtitling is incredibly useful in getting the hang of the language.
Learn the manners
The manners of speaking English are very easy. They consist mainly of ‘sorry’, ‘thank you’, ‘excuse me’, ‘welcome’, ‘please’ and a few other words. Include these simple words in your daily communications. They help you to develop love and respect for the language. Once you start to overcome the hesitations of expressing yourself in the vernacular, things start to fall in place. You get the confidence gradually to continue speaking fluently in English.