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May 01

The easiest way to improve Spoken English – Functional Language

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OK, so you can speak English, so what’s the problem?

It feels like I am always saying the same sentences again and again and again.

I need some variety in my speaking!

No problem!! Have you heard of functional language?

No…What’s that?

Functional language is groups of words that have the same job.

For example – Expressing Preference (saying what you like more than another thing)

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prefer [____ing/ noun] to [____ing/ noun]

= like more (generally, normally)

would prefer [____ing/ noun] to [______ing/ noun]

= like more(specifcally/ now)

would rather [verb] than [verb]

= like more (specifically/ now)

 

 

 

 

There are many different jobs of functional language

  • Giving opinion
  • Agreeing/ disagreeing
  • Giving suggestions
  • Comparing/ contrasting

…to name a few.

 

The next few posts will be about functional language and how to use it.

Try to copy the examples and make some sentences that are accurate for your preferences.

 

I hope it helps

Happy Studies

 

p.s. here are a few related articles to help you:

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  1. Inlingua

    Useful article..Wonderful tips. This will be really helpful for the beginners of english

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