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Ashish Kumar

PhD Candidate, Indian Institute of Technology Indore

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What should I do to improve the quality of my writing in English?

English is not my native language. My primary education was in Hindi (native language). Now I am research scholar, want to complete my PhD. For this I have to write my paper in English.
I listen many English song, see English movie and and also read English news article. But written article by me is not so impressive for my teacher. Some time I typed wrong. there are lot of grammatical error.
Every time I get nervous to face my guide. I am loosing my confidence.
I don't know How I have to improve. I am doing my best to improve my skills.

please suggest some good idea as I understand basic English. So I don't want basic idea to overcome this problem like read this do this listen music and etc.
Hope I have explain my problem. if any other information you want please let me know?

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    Oct 22 2013: Make sure you use the plural for nouns; I noticed in your post all nouns are on singular : English song should say English songs, English movie should say movies; news article should say news articles ; grammatical error should have been grammatical errors.
    So you can start by making sure you make correct use of singular (one)/plural (many)
    Kuldeep's idea to memorize text is very good.
    Good luck
    • Oct 23 2013: Thank you very much Anairda Sapul
      For telling my errors. I will work on it.
      thanks once again

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