Tsim Tak-lung discusses the key to improving English proficiency
What is the key to improving English proficiency? Distinguished English language expert, columnist and media veteran Mr Tsim Tak-lung shared his experience in learning English at a talk given on 14 June. The talk was one of the activities of the OUHK Study Planning Day, which attracted a full house of more than 430 audience members.
In his talk, Mr Tsim stated that there is no one best way to learn English, and we each have to find a way that suits our own circumstances. Mr Tsim’s approach is to begin by learning the basic sounds and pronunciation of the language, and the grammar and usage; learning these two aspects of the language can be done at the same time, with each skill reinforcing the others. He supplemented his talk with many interesting examples, which he used to elucidate the importance of pronunciation and grammar, the common mistakes that we make in our daily lives, and the way to enhance our usage