English Learning Tips for Beginners

six ideas to help beginners learn English faster

1. Listen to English every day

Listen to English radio.
Watch English TV.
Go to English movies.

2. Make an English/ESL friend

Make up conversations.
Practise dialogues.
Use beginner textbooks.

3. Read English stories

Start with children's books.
Try ESL readers.
Read advertisements, signs and labels.

4. Write down new words

Start a notebook for new words.
Write words in alphabetical order (A, B, C).
Make example sentences.

5. Keep an English diary

Start with one sentence.

  • How do you feel?
  • How is the weather?
  • What did you do today?

Write another sentence tomorrow.

6. Visit an English-speaking country

Learn English more quickly.
Stay with an English family.
Hear native speakers talk.

See also (for higher level learners):