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Practice spoken English in effective ways

I am eagerly to improve my spoken English now. More fluently and more natual.I found we can learn language knowledge in the classroom,however,we have so many other important things need to learn out of the classroom.Take speaking for an example,I feel it's difficult for us to make great progress only in the classroom.Consequently,it seems I still can not master it after many years of English studying.The reason is we do not have enough opportunities to interact with others.Actually,it's a little strange to speak English with our Chinese friends or other people who speak the same language as us in dialy life.Because we don't have such language enviornment.

So recently I'm seraching for some online chat rooms where people can speak English.The thing is the people on those chat rooms are not suitable for me.

I want to ask if there is any cummunity online or on skype where people gather together to dicuss any topics in English. I think this can contribute to my spoken English.tks!

Topics: public speaking

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  • Nov 3 2013: Hi Anna Young,are you an english major student at university?if you are,I thinkyou can try to get any chance to talk to your classmates and english teachers as long as you can.if u aren't,you need to get luck to meet a foreigner to talk to you.Good luck.
    • Nov 3 2013: Thank you.

      Maybe I can find some groups on skype where members can discuss interesting topics.

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