Utilizar muletillas o ‘fillers‘ es una forma rápida de asegurarte de que tu inglés no sea repetitivo cuando hablas. Palabras o sonidos como ‘basically’, ‘well’, y ‘hmm’ pueden ser ‘fillers‘.
Avoid hesitating and become more fluent when responding to questions.
You often need to think about what to say next. But this does not mean that you cannot demonstrate your command of English while you are thinking. When English native speakers do not know what to say, they are not completely silent. They use conversation fillers – words and phrases to fill the space. These words are an important part of sounding natural when you speak English. Here are some examples:
- Let me think.
- Hmm, that’s a tough one.
- Umm, you know,
- I’ve never really thought about that.
- That’s a tricky question.
- I guess …
- I suppose …
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