Tue. Feb 7th, 2023


The IELTS Speaking Test is a test of your ‘Proficiency of Speaking in English’ with the right pronunciation maintaining the correct grammatical application and a wide range of vocabulary. It’s always difficult for a candidate from a non-English speaking country to speak in fluent English with right pronunciation maintaining everything in describe a time when you missed an appointment  mind during the test. As a matter of fact in order to maintain the right grammar and the right construction of sentences a candidate often subconsciously mispronounce words and entangled into his mother tongue bias, especially if he is from a non-English medium background. Hence its’ worthy to be mentioned that getting rid of mother tongue bias is not an easy task for anybody or everybody. In the case of a candidate, who has never studied in English and never mixed and mingled with English speaking friends its’ an uphill task to ‘shrug off’ his language bias. Such a candidate is usually born and brought up in a non-English-speaking environment.

So, what if such a candidate dream big and opt for study higher in an English speaking country? Should he not try at all? No, let him be happy with whatever he is: Is it the right answer? Certainly not, that’s absolute pessimistic approach towards life. Anybody who dares to dream big and does have a burning desire to success and shine in life this is just one of the impediments to overcome, of course with some sincere effort. Though its’ easier said than done, but to thrive in life you can’t expect to walk over a bed of roses, struggles would be there to win over and go ahead. So let’s take the case of general candidates who are not from English medium background and from non-English speaking countries, in order to figure out and suggest some realistic solutions to a real problem in concern.

It is important to mention that we are going to talk about those who have at least a basic knowledge of the English language. We are not talking about those who need to start from the scratch. So our discussion is about ‘How to get rid of mother tongue bias and speak English with the right pronunciation’. A candidate who wants to shrug off the mother tongue bias and become a fluent speaker at the same time, should:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *