When I was student period, actually I was not accoustomed in speaking and listening Enlgish. In korea education policy English was considered subject like other studies subject. so I am not good at speaking and listening English.
But now the stautus of Enlgish has becomed international language all of the world. The recognition that English is a language has extended, so lately I had to concern in speaking English. and the surroundings around me has also changed into working with foreigners. so I can be practiced English almost everyday
As for me, one of the most influencing things in acquiring English is working foreigners. we work in school together, so I have to talk with him and I have to think Enlgish expression that I want to talk. so compared before I has improved English speaking and listening.
Almost daily conversation helps me improved English skills and moreover reading and writing practice English in Tesol Mall Graduate school helps me developed my English skills , as I think . Eventually the best way for language learning is practicing and thinking Enlgish everyday.