you can. You definitely can if you already know reasonable
fact, its only through self-study that you can become
truly fluent in spoken English. That is, its not just
that you can become fluent through self-study. The fact is,
self-study is the only effective way of gaining true
spoken English fluency. The one and only effective way.
may sound incredible or surprising to you at first, but its
the truth. Plain, unvarnished truth. Read on, and youll
to self-study route, not really practical
If you want to achieve fluency in spoken English, there are
two courses of action open to you: 1). Master fluency techniques
through self-study. Or, 2). Try an alternative method.
And there are only two alternatives worth considering
Youll find out from the following paras that this alternative
is not an effective one if your aim is to achieve
the fluency skill. This option has certain built-in limitations.
And these limitations can even work against your fluency efforts.
Living and working in a place where people speak mostly in
The things were going to look at in the following paras
will show you that this is not a practical option for
most adult learners. If you choose this option, it would take
several years (and not just a few months) for you to become
fluent in English. And the value of this option depends upon
several other variables.
course, there are one or two other options that might
look like alternatives. But theyre not really
true alternatives at all. No. For example, doing translation,
spending time listening to cassettes or CDs (containing theoretically-correct
sentences), and learning theoretically-correct sentences by
heart from books are not even options worth considering
if your aim is to become good at producing fluent
speech spontaneously. These options would only help beginners people who are trying to learn English. Of course,
many people dont realize this truth until after
theyve tried these methods... and failed.
are facts and not mere opinions. And theyre
true and correct though they may be contrary to what
many people believe.
lets go ahead and look at the alternatives in detail.