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Both speaking and eating are every day necessities. Eating is more so than speaking, but let's look at the core issue here. Conversation is like sharing a good meal with another person. We want to have these experiences because they can be very enriching and enjoyable. Alas, they can be bad experiences too, as we shall see below.
Conversational English is a necessity if your work implies contact with other people worldwide. The need to know English varies from person to person and you need to have it clear in your mind why do you need to learn it?
If speaking to another person, like eating, is pleasurable then you will have a good experience. If, on the other hand, you do it because you must and you don’t put attention to it being pleasurable (the act of speaking or eating), then the quality of the experience can range from good and very good to bad and also very bad.
Then the question is what makes a good experience? Take eating, as this is more familiar to everybody. A good eating experience starts from the stage of cooking the meal. Apply this theory to speaking: a good conversation experience starts from the stage of preparing your words and phrases in your mind, arranging them in a certain combination and speaking them in a certain manner.
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