# TIP 1be realistic
# TIP 1
be realistic about your English learning goals 有现实的英语学习目标。
Do not expect your English to be as good as that of a native speaker soon after taking up the language. It takes time.
# TIP 2
Practice speaking as well, not just reading and listening 练习口语，而不仅仅是阅读和听力。
While reading and listening can help you learn a lot about the language, the only way to speak better English is by speaking it yourself.
# TIP 3
Practice speaking English whenever you get a change 一有机会就练习说英语。
Do not pass up a change to speak English whenever one arises.
# TIP 4
Get native English-speaking friends and practice speaking with them 结交母语为英语的朋友并练习与他们交谈。
If you want to speak English like a native, you should have friends who speak it like you would like to.
# TIP 5
Do not be afraid of making mistakes 不要害怕会犯错。
Mistakes are part of learning; they help you know where you need to make improvements to become a better English speaker.
# TIP 6
Use simple sentences at first, then progress to more complex sentences. 开始用比较简单的句子，然后扩展到复杂的句式。
You have to start from somewhere; do not struggle to master the complex language parts until you have mastered the basics.
# TIP 7
Get a reliable English learning course 去上一门比较靠谱的英语课程。
Having the right English speaking course can accelerate the rate at which you learn to speak this language fluently.
# TIP 8
Make an effort to improve your pronunciation 努力提高你的英语发音。
The way you pronounce certain words could be the reason your English speaking skills seem a little off. So, practice saying some problematic words properly.
# TIP 9
Try saying something extra 尝试说一些别的。
Do not give one-word replies like yes and no; try to say something more to build your skills and your confidence.
# TIP 10
Learn from your mistakes 从你的错误中吸取教训。
Once you learn you tend to make a certain mistake, work on getting rid of it, and over time, your English will improve considerably.