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How You Can Speak English Fluently!

How You Can Speak English Fluently!

Date: Feb 04 2010

Topic: Speaking

Author: Phoenixfiras


If you want to become a fluent English speaker you should take into consideration four skills, which are reading, listening, speaking, and writing.

The most important thing you must bear in mind is that reading and listening are inputs whereas speaking and writing are outputs. In other words, if you want to improve your speaking and writing skills you should first master the skills of reading and listening. There are some ways that you can do so, which I will try to summarize.


Read as much as you can. But your reading must be active. It means that you must think about the structure, unfamiliar words etc as you read. There is no need that you stick to some complicated grammar structures or try to understand all the unfamiliar words you come across, but the fact that you see them for the first time and recognize them whenever you see them for example in other passages or books is enough. It would be better to prepare yourself a notebook so you can write down the important words or structures in it. To begin reading, I recommend the Penguin Readers books. They are classified by level of difficulty.


As for listening, there are two options:

Aside from reading, you can listen every day for about 30 minutes.
You can only concentrate on your reading and become skillful at your reading, then you can catch up on your listening.
I myself prefer the latter because when you are skillful and native-like at reading, your listening skill grows automatically. Since you have lots of inputs in your mind, you can easily guess what the speaker is going to say. This never means that you should not practice listening.

For listening I recommend cartoons or some movies that are specially made for children. Their languages are easy and do not contain complicated phrases or slang terms. Or if you are good at listening you can listen to VOA or BBC programs broadcasted every day. Again the thing to remember is being active in listening and preferably taking some notes.

If you follow these pieces of advice, your speaking and writing will improve automatically, and you can be sure that with a little effort they will become perfect.

Mr. Firass Kaddour


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Dominican Republic

Thank you so much! :)

10:57 PM Nov 11 2015 |





12:42 PM Nov 16 2013 |

Youky Yeung


That’s good, it has been 3 month for me that didn’t  touch english, the result is cannot open mouth to english at all, and also can’t understand what they say when I watch a movie without words shows beneath the screen. Really thanks for your share. Yesterday, I bought a dictionary, I want use it for that  won’t use wrong word when speaking, following I will buy an english book to read in morning.

03:08 AM Nov 16 2013 |



thank you for share

02:03 AM Nov 16 2013 |


Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i m not very good at speaking and i learnt from this lesson at first i should improve my my reading and listening then my speaking and writing improve automaticly

08:00 AM Dec 09 2012 |




princessanika,  you say that your speaking  is good ,then it is ok, language is communication , we can read  and write well but if we don´t have fluency  we will be lost at the time of  making us  understood by others .         


09:33 PM Dec 06 2012 |


Iran, Islamic Republic Of

my english isen’t bad but it isen’t very well,but my speaking is good

07:50 PM Dec 06 2012 |



United States


05:46 PM Dec 06 2012 |

Mr. Learner


I agree that reading will make listening easier, and will improve our writing too, but I think speaking has a special case, maybe reading will improve it, but not much. I think speaking must has its own practice.

Thanks a lot for this great lesson Smile

01:34 PM Oct 05 2012 |


United States

This is really good stuff.. thanks!

I’m also trying easylanguageexchange.com this is where I have found native speakers to practice with.

Good luck everyone!

10:27 AM Oct 05 2012 |


United States

For speaking practice there are great technologies too! For example iPhone Apps like Supiki, allow you to practice having conversations without having to speak to a real person. With all the tips provided by Mr. Kaddour and conversation we will be fluent in English in no time!

09:31 PM Jun 07 2012 |




i enjoy this.

06:38 PM Jul 29 2010 |


Syrian Arab Republic

I wish you all the best

Thanks for sharing

08:45 PM Apr 20 2010 |

Sara Abdulrahman

Saudi Arabia


n'shaallah i will tray to read more and more

also my listening skills i will tray to improve it :)


thank you alot

08:03 AM Apr 20 2010 |


Syrian Arab Republic

please i want to be better in speaking english

i mean i want the correct pron

08:24 PM Feb 14 2010 |

reem love

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Saudi Arabia

plz help me ::(

I wanna be better

11:27 AM Feb 14 2010 |




the more you practice your english. the more you fluent your english speaking is.

11:51 AM Feb 07 2010 |




this is site is really helpful to improve a lot of public speaking .. and take a lot of confident.. i very thankful from the owner of this site.. more power and GODBLESs… 

11:41 AM Feb 07 2010 |

bystander :-)


You're welcome. I am glad I could help you  Laughing

09:15 AM Feb 07 2010 |




Well, "bystander" I would like to thank you very much for this website.

I really like it.

Thanks again.

09:08 AM Feb 07 2010 |

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