Even if you are a complete beginner to the English language, it is possible to learn to speak it at home. There are many good reasons for learning to speak, read and write English, one of the most important reasons is that it is used so widely throughout the world, even the majority of sites on the World-wide web are written in English. It is a useful business tool when dealing with English speaking prospects.

Where to Learn

Ok, you have decided why you want to learn to speak, read and write in English, now you need to decide how, and where? It has become very popular for people to learn English at home and there are several advantages to this:
• You can choose your own method of learning English
• You can learn at your own pace
• You can go over your work as much as you need to get it right
• You can take you English lessons around your own schedule
• You can stop and start whenever you please

Learning Methods

As there are so many English learning options available you can decide on the best method for you, whether it be CD’s, downloads to MP3’s or videos, all of these are available for purchase online, some options are even free.

Join and English speaking forum and communicate with other people learning English.

Whatever method you use to Learn English at home, you will find the same topics are dealt with.

Your introduction to English words generally starts with the basics, colors, time, animals and objects such as furniture. When you have a basic understanding of English and have developed some pronunciation skills, you will be introduced to grammar. You might find this complex at first, but it is necessary, as it will help others to understand your English speech. Not to go into too much detail, you learn about nouns, verbs and adjectives, this helps you to put sentences together.

Learning English is not only about speaking, you also need to be able to understand when someone speaks to you. By learning English at home, you improve your listening and concentration skills.

Many English learning online sites allow you the opportunity to read a story and answer questions; this is a good way to monitor progress. You will be able to easily see what to spend more time practicing, or if you are ready to move on to the next lesson.

English idioms are words and phrases that are particular to the English language and cannot be translated into your language you will learn these. You will also learn about expressions and situations that are useful for daily English speech and conversations with other people.

Last but not least it is recommended that you progress to taking quizzes when you do your homework. Remember that you do not have to learn English at home alone you can practice with friends who are also learning English. It is easy to find a conversational topic and practice speaking the language together. This practice will help you to identify strengths and weaknesses in your English language skills as well as helping others and have them help you. It will not take very long before your English improves by using this method, and you will soon have an understanding of how to speak, read and write in the English language.

Author's Bio: 

Maysaa has been an English teacher for over 20 years, beginning in her native country, and now in Abu Dhabi. She has worked with all levels of learning, both beginning and advanced, and with children as well as adults. Her site has lots of resources for English learners of all ages and level of learning. Lots of games and activities, with tips on how to become more proficient in English.