There are many ways to learn English quickly before going to a higher level such as the TOELF, IELTS, b1 English test or even british life skills.
A quick way to learn English by yourself (self-taught)
1. First, learn basic English words
Before you start to apply English habits, it helps you first learn simple words in English, which are often used in everyday conversation. As my pointed words, you, him, and other words commonly used in everyday conversation.
2. Often listen to English songs and then write the lyrics
In this technological age, it is certainly easy for you to download songs in English. If you are a music lover, certainly studying while listening to music is very fun for you. At this stage, you don’t just listen to the song. But listen carefully to the lyrics and then write them down in your notebook or gadget. Is it all right or is there something wrong.
This will increase the level of sensitivity of your ear to English (listening).
3. Often watch English films without Indonesian subtitles
Another fun thing that you can use as a means of learning English is to watch films in English. Of course to make you even smarter, start by watching a movie without Indonesian subtitles. If it’s still difficult, use Indonesian subtitles, but not too often. If you find a difficult word, note it and look for the meaning to add to your English word dictionary.
4. Read often English literature
Well, read on. Reading is not a habit for most Indonesians. But of course, even if you don’t like it, you should still start to learn to read any literature in English. This will improve reading ability.
5. Be diligent in reading the English dictionary
You can also learn directly with reading English dictionaries which will certainly add to the amount of vocabulary to remember.
6. Learn the meanings of English words that you don’t understand then memorize
If during listening to music, watching a movie, and reading in English and you find foreign words that you do not understand. Don’t just skip it. Note and memorize. This is an easy way to learn English.
7. Try writing something in English
Start writing something in English so that your writing skills improve. By writing you have learned from the many vocabularies you have learned.
8. Learn to speak English in the mirror
Well, before you start talking to other people in English. It’s a good idea to learn to speak English in a mirror so that you are fluent and not impressed.
9. Make it a habit
Make all the 8 ways above as a habit or routine so that your English skills can be increased quickly.
10. Continue to practice whenever and wherever
Don’t be shy to show you are learning English. Continue to practice whenever and wherever.