My Strengths and Weaknesses in English Essay
My Strengths and Weaknesses in English
My Strengths and Weaknesses in English All people have their own strengths and weaknesses in English. I’m good at reading, but I do not have enough confidence in my speaking ability, although I try hard to practice now. In fact, I learned English when I was nine years old. At the very beginning, English was just like a new world for me, since Chinese literature is really different, so I learned grammar and vocabulary carefully, earnestly. Now, it’s joyful for me to study at San Marino High school, and I desire to get a good score in English. In the past, I usually did reading practice when I lived in Shanghai. For instance, I read one English book with my classmates per month, then my teacher would give us a quiz which about that book’s details, and the quiz could prove whether we understand those stories completely. This example explains why I think I do well in reading.
Beyond that point, I lacked practice in speaking. Despite the fact that I can read English articles fluently, I am afraid of talking with other foreign people, since my sentences all have grammar mistakes, and these will make other people feel strange and hard to understand, so I seldom communicate with other people, and that’s why my speaking can not improve. For the reason, I have decided to solve my problems with speaking. For example, I answer my teacher’s questions energetically, and even though my answer is wrong sometimes, I still try to make a statement. Gradually, I find my speaking ability is better than before, and this makes me want to endeavor continually. To cut a long story short, I know my reading is greater than my speaking, and determined not only to maintain my strengths, but also to improve my shortcomings.