How to Get Fluent in English with 3 + 1 Simple Tricks:
1st Condition for fluency — to be fluent in English you have to be fluent in your native language first
2nd Condition for fluency — read a lot, lots of reading and listening practice, it’s what we call input, but mainly reading
3rd Condition for speaking fluency is to use Monolingual Learner’s Dictionaries, read a lot and use Monolingual Learner’s Dictionaries every time you come across a new word
4th Condition for speaking fluency is to speak, but make no mistake, in order to make a single sentence in English you have to have read at least 10 pages in English
this is probably the most useless piece of advice you can even receive:
Learn English like Native Speakers
Why is this video so popular?
there are two possible answers:
-- there are a lot of confused people out there
-- Drew Badger had managed to crack Google’s ranking algorithm.
How to become a fluent English speaker with one trick, and the trick is:
to learn English like native speakers,
Where do I start?
this is ridiculous
How did you learn your native language?
it takes a child about 18000 hours to start speaking in full sentences, 10 hours a day of listening to their parents, 365 days a year for 5 years.
And then you go to school and continue listening, reading, writing and speaking your native language every single day for another 10 12 years, And native speakers study grammar too.
Learn English like a native speaker, what the hell does this mean? is this a Benjamin Button thing where you age in reverse and get born in an English speaking country?
and then for 25 minutes Drew gives a list of vocabulary, like a human dictionary. he calls it a simple vocabulary lesson. is that how native speakers learn?
He gives a list of food related words like diet, digest, ingest, health nut,
a 28 minute video
first 3 minutes is one of the most useless piece of advice
learn English like native speakers
Followed by 25 minutes of vocabulary and random expressions
and this is how to become a confident English speaker with 1 simple trick
11 million views by now, 60,000 likes. The most popular English learning video on YouTube
There isn't a single reason to watch this video, watch a movie instead, a 5 minute movie scene. you will learn vocabulary in context instead of somebody giving a list of words. Context helps you remember,
movies are more fun. would you rather look at a talking head for 25 minutes or watch an interesting TED presentation and learn something useful besides English
ask yourself this simple question: What does a native English speaker, like Drew, know about how to become fluent in English ?