Yes and sure,small talks and chats are good. But sometimes you will even realize you may not be improving or perhaps in the short term you’ll fill not so sure of learning at all. An option to be a self learner is to write a journal (not a dairy) , it will belong to you, being able to record anything in english. As often, skype is a good enabler to practice when there is a good mood between two persons or within a group, but there are other options as well.
My name is Anastasia. I am 32 and my dream is to learn English.I am here with a purpose of English colloquial speech asquisition. I am looking for a companion with the same motivation in Rassian communication.