Learning a new language can be a tricky ; but you want to get it right. Right?
If you are learning English, a lot of effort is put into picking up vocabulary, spelling, reading, writing and above all listening and understanding.
However, the area where your learning becomes most crucial is when it finally gets put into practice your English in real life, when you are talking to a native speaker and sometimes it’s hard to understand the main word or even the whole sentence, Accents, speed, slang and idiomatic variances can mean we feel very lost – almost as if the other person isn’t speaking English at all.
Here are some useful phrases oand words to use when you’re not quite sure what someone is telling you…