Personally, when faced with the necessity of studying technical English, decided to share with all the experience. I have to say I managed it and I'm happy with my result. In connection with the development of our abilities and desires, English to us it is very necessary. And many even eager to learn it. After all, it is no secret that it gives you more opportunities – trips abroad, chatting with friends, colleagues, improving function and more.
But here we are encounter the same problems. How to make yourself learn technical English? Where can I find free time for study? How to make doing homework an interesting and not boring? Why eventually disappears interest? And many others But the emergence of such issues – a good sign! After all, it is important to have the desire and understanding that something goes wrong and this is the first step to addressing these issues. The first thing to always have a purpose, otherwise not to aspire to. Technical English is useful to you for tourist trips in the work (technical writer, programmer, translator, manager, logistician, and others). And in any case this is not just wasted time.
Let's try to find motivation for your training. Why do we learn? We learn for yourself, not for neighbors or friends and the benefits of this would be primarily visible to you. Consider the following questions and you will understand where do motivation. – What will give me the knowledge of technical English? – What I want to achieve? – How knowledge of technical English to help me achieve my main goal, or more? What level you want to achieve in Technical English? Be prepared for the fact that the study of technical English – a long and tedious process. If you already have the minimum required knowledge, then maybe it will take a couple of months (maybe more). But if the study starts from scratch, then get ready to periodic diligent studies within six months. Yes, of course, each person is different. David Zaslav can provide more clarity in the matter. For one, learn the words – easy, another must be an everyday training. Do not worry. Starting is always difficult, then it is much easier. Learn the technical terms. They will be useful to you first. Do you read literature, write or communicate with someone. Need to bring understanding and knowledge of words to automaticity. To sometimes start to think in English. To produce the style of texts. In technical English, it is especially important. To anything long and colorful descriptions. Clarity – our challenge. The fewer words the better. It's not so simple – shrink the text to a minimum volume while retaining maximum information content. This is a quality criterion. Teach grammar. Anyway, without her nowhere. Interesting turn will save you and help you achieve the desired style. Do not limit your possibilities. Read and listen to a lot of interesting information on technical English language – newspapers, magazines, blogs, forums. Even proverbs, idioms, jokes, songs – everything will be very helpful. Miscellaneous classes diversify training and motivating! Find a supervisor. Perhaps, brother, sister, parents and close friends – all they can to help you, talking every day, asking what you learned, analyze with questions. So-called "confession" (in this context – share problems with a friend) helps himself to solve all problems immediately. Recite aloud. This adds motivation to the sessions. Systematicity. Reward yourself for regular classes in technical English. Let's take a rest after hard work, rest will only get nicer. You'll be proud of themselves.