Some believe that better grammar means better spoken English.
Once you know basic grammar such as tenses, prepositions, different forms of verbs, and subject-verb agreement, additional dose of grammar won’t shine your spoken English further. What you need, instead, is more speaking practice. More inputs – listening and reading.
This post is for beginners who are struggling with even basic grammar and don’t know which part of the grammar to start from to make their spoken English better at least from the perspective of not making silly grammatically errors such as:
‘How are you’ and its variants such as ‘how are you doing’ (variants too are covered in the post) are so commonplace. You hear them multiple times daily.
How to respond to them?
You would want to make a good impression on your friends when you introduce yourself on the first day in school or college. Wouldn’t you?
In this post, I’ll cover what to include in your introduction, few do’s and don’ts, and two sample introductions in the end.
If you want to jump straight to downloading the conversation topics, you may scroll down to the end of the page. However, I would suggest you still read the first part of the post, which delves into how you can get the most out of your conversation practice.
Here are the best practices:
In this post, I’ve presented names of different family relationships (in English) in an easy-to-understand way. My approach has been to start with a key member of a family (father, mother, brother, sister, etc.) and mention all relationships that converge into her/ him.