Lesson Transcript

Intro

Chigusa: Why is speaking the number one weakness for most language learners?
Peter: Listeners, the answer is simple.
Chigusa: And you’re about to find out.
Chigusa: Welcome to an Innovative Language Learning Sunday News! I'm Chigusa and I'll be hosting today's Sunday News with my co-host, the founder of InnovativeLanguage.com... Peter Galante!
Peter: Hi everyone! Peter here.
Chigusa: In today’s Sunday News, find out why speaking is a common weakness...
Peter: ...the 6 ways you can improve your speaking skills....
Chigusa: ...and how you can get a 28% discount to our entire language learning program.
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Peter: Listeners, some time ago, we sent a survey...
Chigusa: ...to find out a little more about you.
Peter: What you like, don’t like, your strengths, weaknesses...
Chigusa: ...and one question asked you to rate your abilities in:
Peter: ...Listening, speaking, reading and writing.
Chigusa: Over 70% answered that this skill is their biggest weakness.
Peter: Speaking.
Chigusa: So, this is a common issue for language learners everywhere.
Peter: In today’s news, you’ll find out how to improve your speaking skills.
Chigusa: But first, listen up!
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Chigusa: Alright, so why’s speaking the #1 weakness for most learners?
Peter: The answer is easy Chigusa. You get better at what you focus on.
Chigusa: So when people first start learning a language...
Peter: How do you think they start?
Chigusa: Hmm. They usually start with reading. They read online articles.
Peter: Exactly. I’d say 90% of learners start there. Or if you take your first class...
Chigusa: ...you probably spend most of your time reading the textbook, doing homework...
Peter: ...and maybe 30 minutes a week just repeating words in a class.
Chigusa: So, if you spend most of your time reading instead of speaking...
Peter: You get better at reading. But, your speaking skills won’t grow...
Chigusa: Yeah, that makes a lot of sense. It’s like working out one muscle, which gets stronger...
Peter: ...and ignoring other ones which stay small and weak. This is why speaking is a weakness for learners.
Chigusa: Alright, so listeners, if you want your speaking skills to improve...
Peter: ...You need to spend more time on speaking. Here are 6 ways you can start right now.
Chigusa: Number one is obvious. Simply get a native speaking tutor to practice with.
Peter: Now, a common issue is... most people don’t have access to teachers or native speakers,...
Chigusa: ...or they don’t have the time to meet with one.
Peter: But with our Premium PLUS plan...
Chigusa: ...you get your very own on-site teacher .
Peter: You can practice speaking by recording yourself and having them review it.
Chigusa: One popular tactic is to talk about your day. You’d send 3 recordings...
Peter: ...one in the morning, one in the afternoon, and one at night...
Chigusa: Your teacher reviews it and then gives you corrections and feedback.
Peter: Number two: Get conversation-based lessons in the lesson library.
Chigusa: If you visit your brand new lesson library...
Peter: ...you can now sort lessons by Conversation, Reading, Writing, Vocab, Grammar or Culture
Chigusa: So, select conversations and you’ll see the lessons..
Peter: ...that expose you conversations and get you speaking the language.
Chigusa: Number three: Read out loud.
Peter: While you're listening to a lesson and reading along with the notes...
Chigusa: ...Read out loud.
Peter: Then re-read and speed up your tempo. Why?
Chigusa: First, if you’re reading out loud, you’re practicing your speaking skills.
Peter: Second, by increasing your speed, you’ll also be able to talk faster and with confidence.
Chigusa: Do this again and again until you can speak faster.
Peter: Number four: Prepare things to say ahead of time.
Chigusa: Most learners, especially beginners, run out of things to say...
Peter: But, if you prepare lines ahead of time, you won’t be at a loss for words in conversations.
Chigusa: Listeners, you can start speaking with prepared lines from our 3 Minute Video lessons...
Peter: Our Top 25 Questions lessons, Survival Phrases ...
Chigusa: ...and other lessons that you’ll find in the lesson library.
Peter: Number five: Shadow conversations.
Chigusa: Meaning, repeat the dialogues as you hear them.
Peter: In every lesson, you learn a new conversation.
Chigusa: So try to shadow the conversation line by line.
Peter: Premium and Premium PLUS users, use Line-By-Line tool to perfect this method....
Chigusa: ...and you’ll master it in no time.
Peter: Number six: Review again and again. Listeners, this is the key to perfection...
Chigusa: ...and it’s why we have to emphasize it. Most learners don’t review! If you review and repeat lines again and again...
Peter: ...You’ll be speaking better, faster and with more confidence.
Chigusa: And remember, if you want to unlock all of our effective lessons that focus on real conversations...
Peter: ...as well as our entire language learning system. Now’s the time.
Chigusa: Get 28% OFF Basic, Premium or Premium PLUS
Peter: ...with the Ready, Set, Speak Sale...
Chigusa: Unlock Hundreds of Lessons from Real Teachers, Lesson Notes...
Peter: ...Cheat Sheets, PDF eBooks, Apps to learn on the go, Premium Study Tools ...
Chigusa:...and with Premium PLUS, you get 1-on-1 access to your very own teacher
Peter: Get 28% OFF. That’s as low as $2.88/month and up to $153 in savings,
Chigusa: Use Coupon code READYSET2018, or, even easier...
Peter: ...Click the link in the comments section to get 28% OFF right now.

Outro

Chigusa: Okay, well that’s going to do it for this edition of Innovative Language Learning Sunday News!
Peter: Bye everyone!
Chigusa: Thanks for listening, and we’ll see you all next time.

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Sunday at 6:30 pm
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How do you usually practice and improve your French speaking? Leave us a comment below!

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Hi Marie,


That's great to hear! Thanks for sharing and let us know if you have any questions!


Cheers,


Khanh.

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Marie
Monday at 2:33 am
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At the moment I'm listening and repeating the dialogues you are publishing on Word of the Day and in the Bistrot series! Fabulous. I'm really starting to get a feel of the language!

Thanks for this great resource!