If You Want to Learn English...

My Year 3s were practicing the modal verb "should" in class one day, so we practiced giving advice for different situations. For a group discussion, I asked them: If you want to learn English, what should you do? They came up with some great answers. If you want to learn English, you should*...

  • memorize a lot of words and Idoms.
  • practice pronunciation.
  • recite vocabulary.
  • memorize many word phrases.
  • do preview, review.
  • try to copy native speaker's pronunciation.
  • study English and Korean grammar.
  • learn English hard in the school.
  • hearing teacher's talking.
  • prepare for the next English class.
  • listen to what the teacher says.
  • be interested in the class.
  • not chatting with your friends.
  • participate during class.
  • go Academy (cram school)
  • quiet in the classroom.
  • pay attention during class.
  • do the class activities.
  • do the homework hardly.
  • read English newspaper.
  • listen to English CDs.
  • watch English channels on TV.
  • watch the CNN channel or animation (like shimpsons (?))
  • play English game.
  • read a lot of English books!
  • watch English movie without translation.
  • listen to English songs.
  • listen English very much.
  • read books about English.
  • speaking English.
  • have English talk time.
  • try to write things in English.
  • write down important things.
  • be friends with people who speak English well.
  • do penpal with another country friends.
  • meet lots of foreign people.
  • try to talk to foreign people.
  • go to foreign countries.
  • go abroad.
  • go to America.
  • speak louder.
  • be brave to use English.
  • try to like learning English.
  • have a positive attitude.
  • get a confidence.
  • do effort always.

* Taken directly from my students' work, mistakes and notations included!