Sunday, 28 October 2012

How English Radio Channels help English Learners in Learning and Improving thier English Language?

Improving English Fluency by listening to English on international radio channels

People learn language by listening to it first from their own surroundings. Human learn their mother tongue at the age of 2 or 3 by constantly listening to the language from their family members, the place where they are born. Experts say that a person can learn and speak any language and at any point of their life. Anyone can learn any language provided they have a flair for that language which they would like to learn and be able to speak in that language. Learning any language would not be difficult and as far as learning English language is concerned, this language too is easier to learned and spoken.

Learning English through an English radio channel

But is it possible to constantly listen to English language in a non-English speaking country? Yes, it is possible through British broadcasting channels (and many other channels) on Radio and Television that constantly deliver news updates and current happenings across the world in English round the Clock.

Two best English radio channels that constantly deliver quality English news reviews are BBC world service and Voice of America. These channels also have special programs for learners to learn the language.

Radio can be an effective tool in delivering quality English round the Clock and benefit people who aspire to learn the language through some source. Radio incorporates the concept of learning by hearing and listening, how kids learn their mother tongue by constant exposure to vocabulary in some language right from birth which is exactly the same concept, how kids learn their mother tongue by constant exposure to vocabulary in some language right from birth. It’s not just news channels that comes in Radio that helps in learning English, it is also the English songs with excellent lyrics that helps people in learning the language with its karaoke.

Though Television and Internet are widespread as a broadcasting medium these days, Radio is still been used in some parts of the World such as Australia to provide quality English education to their kids. British broadcasting Channels such as BBC contribute quality English learning programs in vulnerable regions of the World such as Sudan in Africa. Also, it is not required to carry the radio box wherever you go for listening to the channels, most radio broadcast their programs online and an online radio gives the advantage of listening to old programs as well through its Archive.

Learning English through radio channels:

Around the World many people learn English by spending huge sum of money in spoken English classes and advanced English language teaching programs to improve their fluency. But the same vocabulary and fluency can still be obtained by tuning into BBC World service from the comforts of your while cooking or spending leisure in the garden. Eventually people can get used to the accent and speed with which different dialects are spoken in these channels.

With help from online radios, downloading radio podcasts from radio is quite easy to keep in pace with all programs without any break. And another advantage of downloading podcasts is that, it can be rewind any number of times to clearly listen to something not heard properly, which may not be possible with a live program. It also enables the aspirant to take notes and refer online English dictionaries for words that which don't get understood easily. 

You come to know of different types of English Language spoken across the world: 

Listening to different English radio channels will also let you know of the different types of English language that which is spoken across the world. You will come to know of the differences in pronunciation of American English speaker and a British English speaker. You will come to know of how people from other English speaking countries such as Australia, New Zealand etc pronounce words when they speak. Listening to radio channels will surely let you know of a lot of things and will surely help you in enhancing your own pronunciation and listening skills. Thus learning English and improving the fluency of the language can be very much easy with help from a radio.


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