How to be Confident in Speaking English. Speaking is one way in improving someone’s English skill, but sometimes, if it can’t be said most of us, we find feeling ashamed to express our idea by speaking, especially for those who start studying English. For Indonesian, especially Javanese people tend to worry too much about other’s opinion. That’s what? For example, makes students keep their mouth shut, although their teacher always encourages to speak up. The students are afraid others would find that their English is bad; that their pronunciation is not really good; that their grammar is so awful, and so on, and so on. And in the way around, they are also afraid to be called arrogant or just showing off when they speak too much in the classroom.
Here are suggestions from me to someone who start trying to speak English in order to be able to overcome the feeling of ashamed in speaking so that you do not feel embarrassed and self-confidence arises when you want to speak English: