Rule 7: Listen and Answer, not Listen and Repeat

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Ekim 26, 2009 by
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Today is the last Rule, and it is the easiest:

Most English CDs use “listen and repeat”.   The speaker says something in English, and you repeat exactly what they said.  This method is a failure.

“Thanks very much! I am studying English according to your method. I will introduce your lessons to my friends!”
–Fred Zhao


**Rule 7:  A Story

Emi, a Japanese woman, had a problem.  Her speaking was SLOW. She could not answer questions quickly.
Emi listened to many English tapes and CDs.  She listened.  She  repeated what the speaker said. Emi emailed us. We recommended “Listen & Answer” lessons.  We told her not to use “listen and repeat“.

We told her to use “Listen & Answer” Mini-Stories. We told her that “listen and repeat” is not enough–  when you repeat, you only copy the speaker. But when you hear a question and you ANSWER it– you must think in English.
After using listen & ANSWER lessons for just 4 months, her speaking was fast, easy, and automatic.

Emi was excited.  She wrote:

The lessons are FANTASTIC!  I love them.  My speaking is so much faster now.  I understand quickly and I can now speak English without thinking.  I can’t believe it!

**RULE 7:  Listen and Answer, not Listen and Repeat

Use Listen & Answer Mini-Story Lessons
Use Listen & Answer Mini-Story Lessons

In each Mini-Story Lesson, a speaker tells a short simple story.  He also asks a lot of easy questions.   Every time you hear a question, you pause and answer it.

You learn to answer questions quickly– without thinking.  Your English becomes automatic.

How can you use Listen & Answer Stories?   Easy!  Find a native speaker tutor. Ask him to use this method:  Ask him to tell a story…  and to constantly ask you easy questions about it.    This will teach you to think quickly in English!

You can also find Listen & Answer lessons.  They will teach you to think quickly in English.

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–Sameer Ansari

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2 Comments on Rule 7: Listen and Answer, not Listen and Repeat

  1. olivier on Çar, 31st Tem 2013 8:38 pm
  2. I,m vevy glad to discover your secrets to speak english quickly. It is easy to pratice. so I sure you an all that from now on I can master my spoken english. Thanks a lot.

  3. Tanuj Wadhawan on Paz, 6th Kas 2016 1:08 pm
  4. Could you please share your lessons on my email id.

    Thanks
    Tanuj

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