As an Adult, you may find it harder to learn and improve your English. The reason is that once you hit the age of 20 years, your learning abilities get weaker. That’s the reason most adults find it hard to hone their English speaking skills. So, what is the secret to learning English as an adult? Given below are 5 tips that can make it easier for you.
1) Don’t memorize grammar rules
Since there are too many English grammar rules, it’s not possible for anyone to memorize and apply all of them. As a matter of fact, English grammar is really complicated and that’s the reason even native speakers don’t have a grip over all the of grammar rules.
As an adult, if you are putting in a lot of effort to memorize grammar rules, know that you are killing your time. What you need to do is spend most of your time speaking informal English. You should speak as much as possible based on the grammar you have learned so far.
2.) Don’t memorize vocabulary
Although it’s important to expand your English vocabulary, you don’t need to learn all the words by heart. Think of the words you have memorized so far. How many of them do you remember at the moment? If you are like most people, you may not even remember 1/4th of them.
Now, how do you learn your native English? Did you make a list of words to memorize? You didn’t. what you need to do is learn and memorize the idioms and words naturally.
2.) Practice with a Native speaker of English
The fastest way of improving your English is to sit with a native speaker and have the conversation with them. This will help you experience a considerable improvement in your accent and fluency.
So, these are the three tips that can help you improve your English as an adult.