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Monday, July 6, 2009

Simple ways to improve your English

Improving your English can be a daunting task. Many people from all over the world are faced with the problem of just how or what they should do to improve their English. People study English for a wide variety of reasons, some of which may involve work and personal interest to just name a few. Regardless as to why people are learning English, more often than not they face the problem of what they should do to effectively improve their English. There is a vast amount of information available for English learners that offer a number of different solutions as to how to improve your English. Some of this material is short and brief, while others are long and complex. If you want to improve your English, there are two simple things you can do.

The first thing all English learners should do is create some kind of schedule or plan. This will be your daily activity (or perhaps weekly depending on how much time you have set aside to improving your English). The idea is that you must complete these activities on a regular basis. By doing this you have created a plan with a goal of improving your English. Every day you should check off these activities. If you start to see yourself falling behind, you should do your best to make up for the missing days or activities that you did not complete. This might sound very simple but it is in actual fact one very simple and effective way you can improve your English. By creating the schedule and actively making sure you complete it you have created a plan of attack. Many people feel lost and confused at some point during their English studies. Having some kind of guide or plan is what they are missing and by making sure you have one you are doing your best to stay on target of studying with the goal of improving your English.

The second thing you can do if you want to improve your English is try and create an all English environment. This sounds simple but for many people it can be rather difficult. This stems from many people living in countries where English is rarely used. An ideal situation would be one where you use English as much as possible during your day. If you work in an English speaking job then do your best to use English words or vocabulary where possible. However, for many people this is not possible. Other suggestions are to watch or read as much English only material. Turn off subtitles if you can on your TV or watch movies that are English only with no subtitles. Read English newspapers or books as much as possible. Do everything and anything you can to ensure that you use English as much as possible throughout your day. While it may not be possible to use it every second of the day, if you get into a routine of using English as least a few times through the day outside of just studying, you will be surprised to find how much it helps. Learning English is a long and difficult path for many people. Without some kind of assistance or guidance, people can often feel lost. You can do your best to avoid this by creating a daily or weekly study plan with set activities that you must complete and possible "punishment" for yourself if you see yourself falling behind or getting a little lazy.

Another effective way to improve your English is by simply using it as much as possible in your day. Watch more English TV and read as much English material as possible. Remember, Rome wasn't built in a day and improving your English will take time but can be done if you set goals and manage your time effectively.

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Collection of SPM English Language Question Papers

2005
Terengganu Trial [Paper 1]

2007
Johor Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2] [Answers], Melaka Trial 2007 [Paper 1] [Paper 2], TIMES [Paper 1] [Paper 2] SPB [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2008

Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2],
Trial
MRSM Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], SBP Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kelantan Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kedah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Johor Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Perlis Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sabah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sarawak Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Melaka Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2009

Terengganu TOV [Paper 1] [Paper 2] Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2]
Melaka Trial , Johor Trial , Sabah Trial , Kedah Trial , Perlis Trial , Times , SBP , Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

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