Memorizing articles and vocabularies from New Concept English books is an excellent method to build up the basic foundation of a student. New concept one almost has 1000 vocabularies and is suitable for primary or middle school students. New concept two has 2500 to 3,000 vocabularies. A student will have at least collected 4,000 words after finishing studying these two books and it is already adequate to have a band score of 6 in IELTS Oral English
Search for materials that you will be interested in such as comics and magazines. Students can try to read aloud the content to practice their Oral English. The sentences and vocabularies in these materials can be straightly used if a student would like to express similar idea or thinking of the same topic.
Imitating how actors and actress deliver their lines in a movie is surely a good way to improve a student’s Oral English. The scenes in the movie will allow students to know or guess what the actor/actress wants to relay. Plus, the students will not only learn how to say the sentences they learned from the movie but also the right expressions and intonations of them as well.
Get an English-speaking friend then communicate to him/her as much as you can. Make sure they’re nice enough to repeat what they say if you do not understand them. Try to invite them to play basketball, baseball or whatever sports both of you are interested in. Make them part of your everyday life. If you talk to them a lot, it will really improve your listening and speaking skills.
Students should familiar themselves with the basic structure of sentences such as
On the other hand， phrases like； enjoy doing sth， be fond of doing sth， feel like doing sth， be busy doing/with sth， carry sth with sb， see sb do/doing sth， hear sb do/doing sth， like doing/to do sth, would rather do sth should also be memorized to be able to improve the student’s Oral English.
Try to find some partners to practice your oral English. For example, your friends or classmates that are also interested in improving their speaking ability. If a student is having a difficulty to find one, English corner is a suitable place as it is where they can exchange English study experience, widen their sights and improve interest in English. If it’s not easy to get English partners or having little chance to attend an English corner, then we have to create an English environment ourselves by speaking English to ourselves. For instance, you can talk to yourself about what you have seen or what you have done. This may sound crazy but it worked for a large amount of students.
When listening to radio, students can review a lot of English usage such as vocabulary, grammatical structures, intonation and accent .Furthermore, they can learn new words and expressions by hearing them frequently in the radio. And general knowledge from news, features, or even advertising spots are certainly beneficial for regular listeners. And also, Listening to radio can be a good “hobby” while students do other things such as cooking, ironing, exercising, relaxing etc.