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10 Fun & Easy Ways to Learn English Faster

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We’ve all heard a thousand times that the only way to really learn English is to be totally immersed in the language, completely surrounded by it everywhere you go. But we wanted to go deeper than that and find quick and easy ways to start getting immersed. So our research team put together 10 steps that you can follow, in this order, to make learning English faster and a whole lot more fun.

#1: Find some English radio stations and podcasts in iTunes
There are tons of podcasts about all topics imaginable these days: entertainment, politics, news. A good way to find one is to look for a podcast from a TV channel you usually watch in your cable TV. Look for one that interests you and listen to it in your car while driving. You’ll train your ear that way!

#2: Check out the Top Videos on YouTube and watch for at least a few minutes
Most of them are hilarious! It will be so worth it. Try looking at the comments to pick up some words and sentences you aren’t familiar with, but be careful there is all kinds of bizarre stuff in YouTube comments.

#3: Talk and sing to yourself in English
When you are alone at home, or of course in the shower, start talking! Sing a song in English the way it sounds to you, talk about the weather or any other topic. Do this frequently and your pronunciation will drastically improve – guaranteed!

4#: Do you have an English-speaking idol? Go to YouTube and watch all of his/her interviews in English
You can spend hours doing that listening to interviews and it sure won’t feel like studying. But it is! It helps you a great deal.

5#: Sit near people who are speaking English on the bus or in the park. Listen in…
Okay now don’t be a creepy eavesdropper! But, see what words you can pick up and listen to the flow of the conversation. How much did you understand? What general topic were they talking about? Did you hear an interesting word you might want to look up after?

#6: Pay attention to billboards, signs, advertisements, magazine stands and establishment names
Look and think about what these ads mean. How many words do you recognize? Did you see that same word elsewhere? Make up sentences about what you’re seeing.

#7: Love music? Try figuring out the words/lyrics of your favorite songs
Watch video clips with lyrics on YouTube and sing along. Read the translation and build up your vocabulary. Listen to “clean” versions of songs and try to figure out what dirty words were taken out. It’s fun!

#8: Watch TV clips, episodes or soap operas in English
It doesn’t matter if you don’t understand what they’re saying, watch anyway! Try to understand why something is funny or sad . If the joke is related to the word itself, then maybe that is why the joke does not make sense in your native language. What would be the best translation into your language then?

#9: Engage in a conversation on Facebook with friends who post in English
When you have English speakers in your timeline, you see their posts daily and get inside information about news and viral videos in English. Your friends can be your teachers! Their timeline basically sort out the best material for you to study.

#10: Produce, produce, produce. No matter how shy you are or how much you don’t “get” English, force yourself to speak
Help out a tourist who looks lost. They won’t mind you struggling with the language while you’re doing them a favor! After class, talk to your teacher about how things are going and what you need help with in English. When traveling, ask around for directions in English, even if you don’t need them! Try purchasing things online and by phone, or using customer support in English.
It does not matter if you talk slowly, you are learning, that’s only natural!

BONUS TIP: When seeing a new movie look up the original title on IMDB.com
The translation sometimes does not correspond directly to the original. Find out what the original title really means. Ask yourself how the translation makes sense.  What is the relation to the movie? You will never forget a new word that once it’s associated with an unforgettable movie. Works every time!

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45 Responses to 10 Fun & Easy Ways to Learn English Faster

  1. ali says:

    thanx alot for this advice

  2. abdul matheen says:

    i would like to learn english

  3. jik says:

    These tips and suggestions must be followed by every learners. Thanks for providing this useful article.

  4. shirly estrella says:

    i want to learn a fluent english bcos it make me feel goods

  5. Aji says:

    I’cnt spk in english. . .i’l try my bst. . .

  6. sadiya says:

    it is very helpful for me thank you

  7. donfegas says:

    thank you for the article,it real give me strength to go on

  8. shah ibnul says:

    These are realy important ways to learn English. Thank a lot for giving this opportunity to us who are try to learn English.

    Thanks a lot.
    Shah

  9. raj super says:

    coll and intersting to step a head with english…….

  10. faiza salamat says:

    these tips are tremendous for me

  11. Rana Qasim says:

    I live in a village.
    I did my F.A last year.I use facebook daily.it’s help a lot.

  12. Pie says:

    It is very helpful for me and other people to learn better English…….

  13. katayoun says:

    I learned new things to learn english .thans a lot

  14. wasantha says:

    It’s good lecture. Tx a lot.

  15. gas says:

    thank u for your help

  16. ali says:

    i m learning more frome this

  17. lynsey Edwards says:

    Great tips for beginners who want to learn English faster…

  18. venkat says:

    Thanks for the information, I really matters us a lot.

  19. Charliecoy says:

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  20. samia says:

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  21. samia says:

    thank u for ur help

  22. Fawad says:

    Hey I M Glad to read this advice. Hope i will Good Englishy

  23. majeed says:

    i want to improve my English beater

  24. John dinesh says:

    Hy English not a inn knowledge or feeling, a kind language!

  25. moussa says:

    send me some documont about englisg languge please

  26. waheed says:

    I.m tired to learn english .I study alot of words but I always forget it

  27. Jorge says:

    Really helpful

  28. samatar says:

    thanks that’s good importunity for learners

  29. samiah says:

    That was really helpful and enjoyable :)
    thank you .

  30. C.fatax maxamad says:

    Thank you fr u suggestion

  31. Dhidhiin yare says:

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  32. surbhi says:

    Thanks a lot for this great help… These points are really good to enhance the knowledge of english language and confidence as well….

  33. Gilberto says:

    Thanks for your advices…It seem like a funny game and at the same time help us to learn…

  34. Mike says:

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  35. Thangesh says:

    Simply super!!!

  36. vijay says:

    thanks for giving this advice. i thing this way is better to learn english.

  37. awan says:

    dear thanks for ur help it ll help us a lot of things to understnd and increase our strength of knowledge

  38. sharmi says:

    i hav confidence to speak english better. becoz of your valuable tips thanks a lot

  39. Gopi says:

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