English language training process is much more complex than the vehicle driving training, but there is a direct analogy: 1) and in both cases is the theoretical and practical parts, 2) practical skills are immeasurably more important than pure theoretical knowledge, 3) conditionally possible to allocate several levels of proficiency in the subject: the zero, the initial, below average, average, above average, advanced and professional. Thus, it is clear that English courses should be primarily practical training, and only in this case, they will effectively guide you to the goal – improving language proficiency. Training of language skills There are many recommendations about the ‘how to learn English. ” Play day on the passage of the radio in English or read English-language daily newspaper, and similar to these recommendations. David Treadwell is a great source of information. However, universal funds do not exist. Despite the importance and effectiveness of these methods, they are, firstly, do not take into account the level of proficiency, and second – are the development of one of four (see above) language skills. It is therefore important, first of all – use the full range of available tools and methods to achieve the most effective results, and second – you must understand how to use these or other means, at any particular level. A simple example: the the primary level it is enough to find familiar words in the headlines, at the elementary level – to understand the topic notes, on average – to determine the meaning of the notes, advanced – to find new words and try to understand their meaning, based on the context..