Experts believe that learning phrases is one the fastest ways to fluency. Many students learn vocabulary, but are unable to quickly create real sentences. If you know 1000 words, you might not be able to say one correct sentence. But if you know one phrase, you can make hundreds of correct sentences. The sets below provide 240 common English phrases.
Sets of phrases
These 24 sets of phrases will get students started on the road to fluency. Try to learn each one by creating several sample sentences and then practicing using each in conversation. Repetition and practice are key. Sets are ordered loosely in ascending order of difficulty, and the links connect to sample sentences as provided by the following free site: www.talkenglish.com.