Results-driven Major Techniques in Learning the Language of Business


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There are ways in improving and learning English Proficiency.  You acquire a certain level of English Proficiency instead of acquiring English skills. The latter is focused on measured execution of grammatically-based language use. While Proficiency is the holistic understanding about the English language, cultural implications, usage of expressions and terminologies, its functions within specific utterances for a given setting.

Four Major Techniques in English Learning with Results
1
Vocabulary Development and Familiarization:
Read materials that were written in English such as websites, blogs, articles, books, newspapers, journals, magazines and English dictionary with diacritical marks. By spending at least 30 minutes a day, you will learn new words. It is suggested to keep a small booklet to write every new word that you will. Take a dictionary and understand the actual meaning of the word. Go back to the original material that you were reading and understand how the word was used. Every proficient writer uses words differently. Many use idiomatic expressions that relate to the circumstances illustrated in the material.  It is also essential to pay attention on how words are formed, connected, described and expanded with time and locations.  These are all important functions of words; including their arrangement. The key is to understand how they are being used.
2
Develop a Linguistic Ear that is focused on sounds and enunciation:
Listen carefully to different Agents of English sounds. When listening to an English speaker, train your ear to carefully listen on the distinct sounds of vowels and consonants within words. It is somehow difficult for a non-English speaker to train one’s ear to differentiate distinct sounds without the help of an experienced Language Coach or Teacher.  Besides people, other agents of sounds are devices that broadcast people’s voices speaking English language like televisions, radios, movies, YouTube videos, electronic devices and gadgets. When listening to these devices, practice to be attentive with how words are enunciated or pronounced. Please note, that every speaker has a unique and distinct way in producing an English sound either vowel or consonant. This is where the cultural background and implications will be essential to understand. You may be looking at a dictionary with its linguistic sound but the speaker was enunciating it differently. Regional differences and locations of English speakers also play a role. It is important to keep in mind that when learning English, you need to understand your current location, its regional difference from others, and how people say certain things and differ from other English speakers in other locations – this is a dialectical difference.  There is no one sound that fits all when it comes to sounds of the non-formal English language usage. In a formal environment, majority of people try to use the formal sounds of English vowels and consonants, however certain regions cannot be avoided due to regional accents. An English Language Coach helps learners to train their linguistic ear effectively by modeling the actual sounds, word formations, enunciations and stresses of words.
3
Use of technical vocabulary, phrases, and conversational utterances:
To become at least a good conversationalist, one must demonstrate adequate technical vocabulary, phrases and appropriate utterances when engaging in a conversation.  The techniques 1 and 2 above helped the learner to acquire simple ways in developing a supply of words and understanding sounds. When engaging to a conversation with other English speakers, you are expected to use and show your knowledge and proficiency level in exchanging ideas, thoughts, commentaries, share opinions on certain topics that are being discussed.  Practice makes perfect in the best option to become conversationalist.  When you are not confident, accelerate your focus and practice techniques 1 and 2. Practice with friends and family members. Read materials, then discuss the topics, use words and phrases that you come across in different materials. Pay attention on how the sounds must be enunciated. Most people who like to become proficient at their best hire an English Language Coach who will evaluate their progress and engaging activities. Hearing an unbiased feedback will help learners to gain better and faster results of higher proficiency level.
4
Immersing oneself in real time conversations: 
The best option to learn and validate your authentic sounds, usage and practical expressions and utterances would be to engage in a real time conversations with other English speakers. Do not be afraid to commit mistakes. Everyone commits an error.  When you come across of someone rude in terms of correcting your errors, don’t give up, ignore the rudeness and don’t speak to that person again until you are better to square of.  Find others who will understand and supportive to your learning process. Most importantly is to enjoy the moments when sharing ideas and conversations.  During this event, you are technically validating your proficiency in comprehension about other’s are sharing to you. You are validating your proficiency in using the English language in a specific time, event, location, and setting whether personal or in business.  The quicker you can engage in meaningful conversations the better you become as a conversationalist. The more practice you will take, the higher your proficiency will become up to a point that you will speaking like a Native Speaker does. A Coach evaluates and recommends an unbiased feedback about the progression of learner’s proficiency to higher level.

 

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