I’m Georgiana; founder of SpeakEnglishPodcast.com. My mission is to help YOU speak English fluently.
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As a language student, the main activities to learn a new language are: reading, writing, listening and speaking. This is what we naturally do in our mother tongue.
One key aspect to keep in mind is that we can categorize these activities as input and output. As you may guess, listening and reading are input activities, and writing and speaking are output activities.
In other words, when you’re listening or reading, you are being exposed to the language, and when you’re writing and speaking, you are “producing” the language.
The traditional approach tells you that the more you write and speak, the better. That’s why language schools insist on writing a lot and “practicing” your speaking with other students, sometimes in groups.
This seems reasonable, but it’s not effective. There’s a lot of research that points out the contrary: Basically, in order to develop your English, you need to do input activities most of the time.
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