Learning English in the age of internet has become easier. You can get learning materials at your hand with a click. Searching meanings and usages of words form websites is very interesting. You can also test your level of proficiency by appearing on line examinations. The website, www.odesk.com provides you with free on line test on various subjects including English. Here I suggest some simple tips for learning English with the help of internet.
Having interest: Learning a language is a life long process. So you must have interest to learn a language. English is a language used all over the world. It is a language of business, science and technology. English literature is the richest in the world. So consider all the factors for self-motivation in learning this language. Visit different websites that offer learning materials according to the level of the learners. So decide your level and find appropriate materials.
Developing a reading and writing habit: Read books, newspapers, magazines of your interest. You can search reading materials from websites and blogs. You can also post articles in the blogs you have created. Bdtips.com is a site where you can get wonderful articles regarding earning money, career success, health, technology, sense of humour etc. You can also get incentive for posting important articles there.
Learning grammar: Knowing English means the ability to speak and write acceptable English. For official and business purpose you have to speak and write grammatically correct English. So you have to learn the grammar of English. Internet is a great source for learning grammar. Even you can use google search for knowing the definition or pronunciation of a word. Just write - define/pronounce " the word you want to know" in search box and press enter key, and see the magic. From google search you can find the lesson you want. You can write- grammar+ the lesson (suppose clause) in the search box, press inter key and you will get many websites on that particular lesson.
Listening English: For learning accent and pronunciation you should listen English of native speakers. The popular website bbclearningenglish.com can be a great help for learning English in this respect. You can download audio clip ‘six minutes English’ on various interesting topics. You can also download the text of audio clip which is in pdf format. Then you will be able to read and listen simultaneously. Thus you can improve your listening skill.
Speaking whenever you get opportunity: Speaking English can be improved only by speaking. So whenever you get chance, speak English. Gradually you will shake off your shyness. Speak English with your classmates or coworkers or with the members of your family. Then speak with the persons you have been newly acquainted with. Practise how to deliver speech in front of the audience. You can also chat with your distant friends with the help of internet and thus improve your speaking power.
Internet has become a great source of information. It has also explored another world of business. You can be immensely benefited by learning English. So learn English and use internet as a teaching aid.