The best way to learn English is to expose yourself to as much
native-speaker-like (authentic) usage of the language as possible, and mimic it.
It comes down to this: copy the masters.
A2: FORMULA FOR EFL (invented by Leon of
Leon's Planet ©2013)
(Lexis knowledge + Effort + Grammar knowledge + Practice
= Acquisition & Automaticity)
What does that mean?
knowledge' means learn a lot of words in the target language
(2) 'Effort' means try hard and try a lot. It
takes a lot of time and effort to learn a foreign language.
knowledge' means familiarize yourself with the rules of the target
language (but DON'T waste time memorizing the rules; that is useless).
(4) 'Practice' means you make sentences that are
grammatically and lexically correct. Then you say them over and
over and over again, with correct pronunciation
until it becomes automatic.
(5) 'Acquisition' means you have acquired the target
(6) 'Automaticity' is a term coined by Bialystock.
It means you can produce the target language without thinking about
it. It is natural. It is automatic!