How to sound like a native speaker?

Speak English Like A Native.

Is that what you really want? To sound like a native speaker of English? Then be prepared to live as two different persons in one. Relax, I’m not talking about schizophrenia, I’m talking about creating a new identity that can coexist with the old one peacefully. You will have to be comfortable speaking with two very different voices and using two radically different modes of expression. Sounding like a native speaker in a second language is far more complex than most people think. Learners seeking to attain that level also need to understand and be extensively exposed to the native speakers’ common patterns for social practice.

Before we start, let’s make one thing clear…
There is a misconception that speaking like a native speaker is the ultimate attainment in second or foreign language learning. That is simply inaccurate. Being a native speaker of English (or any other language) doesn’t…

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