In a way this post doesn’t conform with this blog that focuses on poetry and literature. But in another way it does, as people from South Asia, especially India and Pakistan who speak Urdu and want to improve their fluency in spoken English, pose this question at most websites and forums.
It’s true that spoken English is different from the bookish English which they learn. It also needs a bit of confidence for you to speak fluently in English as it is not your mother tongue. But there are ways to master the language.
Like watching English movies with sub-titles on TV (HBO, Star and other channels) andlistening to conversations, debates and chat shows on television. There are 100 free mock conversations covering all topics–from a chat with a shopkeeper to seeking a doctor’s advice or talking about technical things at the website: Engspeak
For tips for effective English conversation click here
For ways to deal with the hesitation in speaking English click here
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