On the internet world, there are tons of tips for learning English better. As an example, these 11 Tips to Help You Learn English Faster that I found today will definitely help Japanese people learn English faster.
I also found a very good website that shows many ESL learners' sincere English learning tips. So I want to introduce you 30 tips from them that I selected for Japanese people. Let's start!
英語上達法 30 選 : Top 30 - 21
To fall madly in love with an English.Ayça Arikan, Turkey
Don't be shy and try to meet a lot of people.Andreatta Elisa, Italy
Be determined to learn English.Juliana Souza
One of the best ways is to learn language together with the partner, talking as much as possible.Fokin Vadim
Do not hesitate to visit an English speaking country, if you can. A week gives you more than six months at home. And trust me, I know what I am speaking about ;-)Tomas, Czech Republic
Search a penpal (which can speak english or is a english native speaker) and write long English letters. Therefore you'll have a good English writing training all over the year.Claudia Suter, Switzerland
Read newspaper and magazine articles that interest you. Write down any new or difficult words. Try to guess what you think they mean from how they are used. Check the meanings in a dictionary.Ylle Blakqori
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Listening to the BBC.Faiz Farsi
Concidering English like your own language: don't be afraid of commiting mistakes, make you understand to the one that you are talking to, no mater who he or she is: American, British, South African, Chinese.Kevin Antoine Kinzimou, Republic of Congo
Find someone among your friends who knows English better than you and try to speak only English to him/her as often as possible; find someone among your friends or younger siblings and cousins who knows English worse than you and try to teach them.Inkwit
英語上達法 30 選 : Top 20 - 11
To read a lot, not only books but newspapers and magazines as well! There is so much good and new vocabulary in a book that we have no idea! That's why I try to read in English at every opportunity that I have! Even if I don't understand the meaning of that word, I can understand the meaning of the sentence and by that I can try and guess what that word really means! Francisca Paisana
Build your English vocabulary doing smth new e.g., do a new sport, start a new hobby, play a musical instrument, try gardening, learn to paint. In this way you will like to know a lot of new words. (When I got interested in homoeopathy in such a way I've just learned the names of some herbs e.g., inula, St.John wort, bird's smart weed).Inkwit
The full immersion.Carmela Giannico, Italy
speak with the native-speakers any time you have this opportunity. Join in the school activities, excursions, entertainments in city you live. Speak to people around you, be kind and friendly and respect those who help you improve your English.Elena Koltsova
Listening to English songs and check out the lyrics and sing along.Michelle Lai, Hong Kong, China
My second advice is to make friends from different countries, and keep in touch with them. If you have English speaking friends, you will learn English automatically - new phrases and useful words, you will feel free to speak.Alena Zatkova
Next advice would be more for computer users. If you install a new programm on your computer, if you register in the communities or if you simply chat, then do that in English! It's very usefull and interesting!Baira Ednyasheva, Russia
A english teacher (natural speaker) at home.Susanne Ley,Germany
My fifth advice and I think this is the best idea how to learn English effectively is to find job in English speaking environment. This will be my next step on my way to learn English as good as possible. I am from Slovakia and we have many international companies here and I would like to work for one of them.Alena Zatkova
I advise using the computer in order to see pictures, photos, and all kinds of media. Look carefully at the movement of the lips and pay attention to some strange vowel sounds, by imitating and making tests.Ziad shamout, Syria
英語上達法 30 選 : Top 10 - 1
You shouldn't think you probably "don't have a talent for language". This is a nonsense. The fact that you speak your mother tongue freely is a proof that you can acquire any other language. You need a sincere interest in what you are doing or better you need a thirst for knowledge. You will only learn if your subconscious mind is ready to learn. Necessarily, you must be confident, strong, active and stick to practicing English because it takes you much time to gain success.Dang Thanh Tam
Read, read lots. It's fun to do and you also pick cultural facts, history, slang. All depending on what you are reading though.Alma Rates
Write short stories in English so you can learn to write in English.Thora
Firstly, you must learn english in a native speaking english country. For example, learning English in England. I think england is the best fit. England is the main source of english, begining. England is a cosmopolitan city, has a lot of different culture. Before learning in a foreign country, in your country, you must make a accumulation of english.Ibrahim Yücedag
Finally, I think that very important way is not to learn speak only but how to write too or vise versa.Elena Filippova
to get a job in the company where the knowledge of English is necessary. It is a motivational method.Fokin Vadim
First of all I think - you need to find the reason. Why do you want to study foreign language?Smirnova Alexandra, St. Petersburg, Russia
Use what you know. Even if you're not confident about your english knowledge or pronunciation or whatever it is. If you keep listening to yourself you'll notice your errors and can practice a better way to communicate.Alma Rates
You should be open to learn new things.Nilgün Arikan, Turkey
Having a strong motivation. I am very interested in literature, particularly in Japanese classical poetry. All my books are written in English or are translated in English. I write poetry in English. I have wonderful friends and pen pals, and English is the only way to communicate our thoughts. Being an eye doctor, it is important to me to read books and articles in English and, also, to be able to speak English with my patients, when the occasion turns up. Last but not least, English is the language of globalisation and we must accustom to this idea.Dana-Maria Onica, Petrosani, Romania
最後に : 日本人との違い
Japanese people tend to look for these kind of tips in Japanese. They also have a collection of English grammar/exercise books written in Japanese, and watch language teaching TV programs/online videos which have full explanation in Japanese (instead of watching BBC).
Undoubtedly, Japanese people's English learning process are slowed down along these ways. To accelerate your learning process, I really really recommend you to follow the 30 tips I introduced you above because they're all from successful ESL learners!
Well, that's all for today's topic. Thank you for reading till the end. See you next time!