For many beginners of spoken English, it is a common problem that they do not know where to start. Faced with highly professional oral English, good oral notes can better complete oral English. Now the customer service staff of Beijing Translation Company will teach you how to learn spoken English well.
The first step is infinite time Chinese audio-visual exercises: looking at the Chinese text, doing logical analysis while taking notes of interpretation. Without time limit, carefully analyze the structure of the original text and take notes. When the notes are finished, read them out in Chinese or English without looking at the original text. Practice the same paragraph three or four times until you have the most concise and effective notes. This exercise, due to no hearing disturbance, no time pressure, beginners can be fully familiar with note-taking skills, the preliminary design of their own note-taking system.
The second step is time-limited visual recording exercise: read the article at normal speed and record the time needed to finish reading. Then, within a limited period of time, look at the Chinese/English text and take notes of the interpretation. For example, if the time to read the original text is 1 minute 30 seconds, the time limit can be 1 minute 45 seconds, in 1 minute 45 seconds to complete the notes, and then read the notes in Chinese or English.
If you can complete all your notes in 1 minute and 45 seconds, set the time limit to 1 minute and 35 seconds, then take notes and read them. When you reach your goal, limit the time to 1 minute, 25 seconds to 30 seconds, then take notes and read them. This exercise can simulate the time pressure of dictation, and cultivate the ability to distinguish primary and secondary information quickly and select note-taking memory points.
Step 3: Standard Speed English Listening Practice: Method and Step 5. In order to fully absorb the pressure of hearing, the selection of materials needs to be from easy to difficult, starting with familiar materials, and gradually increasing difficulties. The content of the material begins with a speech or news with clear logical structure, and then enters into articles requiring higher logical analysis, such as interviews, reports and speeches at conferences. Repeated practice, eventually achieve hand-ear parallel, orderly.
These are the explanations given by the customer service staff of Beijing Translation Company. The impact of English language differences on notes. Although the speed of speech is slow, because it is a non-native language, the ability of listening is required to improve, which requires better energy allocation between listening and memorizing.