English Speaking Tips

Tips, tutorials and secrets to improve your English speaking and conversation

Speaking English – Why Correct Grammar is Important

Using the correct grammar (when you write or speak) is important to avoid misunderstandings, and to help the other person understand you easily. If your English is too…


6 Ways to speak English without sounding nervous

It isn’t always easy to find the courage to speak in English, especially if you think you will make mistakes, or if you’re embarrassed about your accent. But…


How To Speak Better English In Meetings

Speaking in meetings can be tough if you’re worried about your English. Try these tips if you need to attend and take part in meetings. Learn “emergency” phrases…


Speaking English Slang

Most of what you see or learn in English coursebooks or on learning English websites is “standard English”. Learning standard English is useful, as most people in most…


Topics of Conversation When Speaking English

Some topics of conversation (especially religion, money and politics) are sensitive – we tend to avoid speaking about them with people until we know them well. If you…


Phoning Tips

Telephoning can be more difficult than other speaking situations, as you can’t see the other person’s face. It also takes time to process what the other person says,…


How to keep the conversation going in three words or less

You don’t have to say much to keep the other person talking. In fact, in many cases you can reply using three words or less. Here are some…


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