You will need
- - tutorials in English;
- - workbook;
- - fountain pen;
- DVD player;
- - MP3 player;
- - videos in English;
- - audio books in the English language.
Determine why you need English. In the process of self-learning you have to constantly motivate yourself, allocating time for studying and spending effort, so it is important to find a good reason, which will soon be your motivator. Depending on your situation could be to a tourist trip, study at foreign University, working in prestigious foreign company.
Tune in for the serious hard work. Offer throughout the so-called modern technologies of language acquisition that are supposedly able to make you fluent in the English language, instill unnecessary illusion. Language training may take several months of concentrated independent work, and to master the language perfectly, it may take several years.
Start learning English with the alphabet and pronunciation performances. Without knowing how to pronounce a particular letter of the English alphabet, it will be difficult to use a dictionary, read the abbreviation, and spell my name over the phone.
Having mastered the alphabet, move on to memorizing words. Be sure to limit yourself to a specific time frame. For example, set yourself the minimum goal for a month to learn five new words. On the day it is only 15-20 lexical units. Strictly adhere to your plan. It is important not just to memorize any words, and try first to translate into English the speech set, which you used to use daily. This will save you from having to learn those words, you may never need.
For quick repetition of the material get a separate notebook dictionary. Write in a notebook mastered your words and any expression. It is important to keep records by hand, because it connects the motor memory and promotes better assimilation of new material. Another valuable tool for self-learning English can be a separate card, one side of which is written the word in Russian, and on the back – its English equivalent.
In parallel with the accumulation of vocabulary begin to master the basics of English grammar. This will allow you to correctly build phrases from memorized words. Try as much as possible to memorize material to say.
To develop skills of understanding foreign speech preview DVD movies and videos in English, without translation. It is advisable to have a notebook and a pen. Turn off the subtitles and try to understand individual words and expressions. Putting the player on pause, do not be lazy to consult the dictionary for finding the value heard a new word. A good help will be periodic listening to English radio stations, primarily news channels.
Use the MP3 player to spare time to listen to books in English. It will also allow you to understand speech system and feel its melody. It is convenient to have at hand a text version of the book for parallel reading. Especially valuable skill of simultaneous listening and reading will be at the initial stage of language acquisition.
Make learning English a priority, not afraid to sacrifice for that minor daily Affairs. Scheduling time for classes, try to play for 20-30 minutes, then switch to other things, and then again to pay attention to the language. Interruptions make learning more effective.