English is a wonderful language. However, learning a whole new vocabulary
is extremely challenging—and learning the underlying grammar rules
is even more of a chore. Still, with the right
ESL classes and a lot of practice, anyone can learn to speak English well. Here are
a few tips that can help you improve your English grammar.
Memorize Basic Rules of Grammar
The English language is filled with rules about subject/verb agreement,
contractions, verb conjugation, and much, much more. A good place to start
would be to discover these
rules of grammar and start memorizing them. Yes, there are exceptions to every rule, but
you’ll learn these too as English becomes more familiar to you.
Learn the Parts of Speech
Another important aspect of understanding English is knowing its core components.
Nouns, adjectives, pronouns, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, articles, and
conjunctions all play important roles in English, and learning how they
fit together is vital to becoming a proficient speaker. In this sentence,
“sentence” is a noun, “is” is a verb, and “a”
is an article. It may be confusing at first, but you’ll get the
hang of it with practice.
Immerse Yourself in English
You need to practice in order to get good at anything, and learning English
is no exception. Whenever you speak English, ask native speakers to correct
your grammar mistakes. Watch television and movies in English—perhaps
with your native language in subtitles. Start reading books and newspapers
in English. You could start out with children’s books, then work
your way up to more advanced novels. It’s also a good idea to seek
out a service that reads the news in slow English—that way you can
stay up with current events while mastering a new language.
If you’re ready to take the next step on your journey to learn English
as a second language, call Bluedata International Institute at (917) 780-4855.
Our ESL school is located in New York City, which is a dynamic place for
international students and professionals to