Feel Less Anxious Speaking in English



In today’s episode we are going to learn how to feel less anxious when initiating or starting conversations with other English-speakers, be it at formal or informal occasions. I share my own personal strategy of what I’d do before I go out to an event. Enjoy :)

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Today’s episode has been brought to you by my free gift called: “How To Simplify A Conversation”.
You can grab it at englishmadesimple.net/convo

Hey amigos y amigas, you are listening to the English Made Simple show this is episode 2-2-3, number two hundred and twenty three, numero doscientos veintitres.

Welcome amigos y amigas, boys and girls – Welcome to today’s episode of the English Made Simple show, my name is Milena and this is episode number 2-2-3, and in today’s episode we are going to learn how to feel less anxious when initiating or starting conversations with other English-speakers.

Again, let me repeat this word.


Such a long word to spell. And as I said in my last episode, it’s a nightmare to spell.

That’s why I like to write CONVO for short.


And if you go to englishmadesimple.net/convo you might discover something in there. It’s an audio book about How to Simplify A Conversation that I prepared just for you to help you start conversations wherever you go.

If you are new to the show, please go to episode 221 where I talk about this audio book in more detail.

Oki doki.

So back to today’s episode.

Ok, I am going to share my strategy what helped me in the past, it’s strategy of what I would do before I would go somewhere, like an event where I’d have to speak in English.

But before I share this with you, amigos y amigas.

What about you?

What would you do to better prepare yourself before engaging in conversations with other English-speakers?

I guess, it depends. It depends on whether you are going to a formal event or something more informal…


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Milena Vujnic

Milena Vujnic

Podcast Host at English Made Simple

Milena is the host of the English Made Simple Podcast and is passionate about helping motivated English learners break their fear of speaking English so they can confidently make conversation and be understood by other English-speakers.

Milena lives in Australia with her Chileno husband and loves anything podcasting and online coaching and is honoured to be supporting and guiding immigrants from all over the world with her products, programs and coaching services.

Click here to learn more about how you can work with Milena.


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