Even if you know very few languages, there’s nothing to be embarrassed of, rather flaunt your language skill by making your command over those languages extremely strong. Know the language inside out, how to speak, read and write it flawlessly. Master the language. How to do it? Here are few simple tips for you.
You can write or speak well, only when you read enough. Initially don’t be choosy, just read everything of the same language. If you wish to master Spanish language, don’t read anything apart from Spanish. Read all Spanish famous as well as well not so famous novels, magazines, articles. Some readings may frustrate you, but unless you read bad ones you won’t realize worth of the good writings. Read voraciously, underline words or phrases which you don’t understand. Find out meanings of the same.
Often just reading doesn’t help; you may simply fail to understand your preferred language, supposedly French; when some French people are conversing among themselves. Therefore start listening to French speaking, whether on television, or audio tutorials and speeches, or movies and plays. It will help you to grasp the language better and will also sharpen your spoken skill.
Often we hesitate to speak when we are not very confident about the language. Don’t do it. Even if you go wrong, just start conversing. Initially you may talk to yourself in front of mirror; it will sharpen your confidence to speak in public. If not on stage, start conversing in small group. Observe others. If you fall short of words or go wrong, ask others to rectify you. It’s a learning process and very helpful.
To know any language well, you need to get into the depth of that culture – its heritage, music, literature, movies. If Chinese language inspires you; know the Chinese culture, how it evolved, read all famous novels, watch all kinds of Chinese movies, and listen to their music. Soon you will get a hold of the language.
Your vocabulary skill will develop only when you read enough, come across new words, and learn their meanings. Carry a handy dictionary always. It will soon fetch you good command over the language.
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In continuation to the past topic of importance of reading books, here are some more reasons regarding why you should read books more often.
Book reading unlike other modes of entertainment isn’t a dumb medium of entertainment, it’s extremely enriching as you constantly learn and grow while reading a book. It’s more of a infotainment medium.
Reading is a great medium of relaxing and reducing stress. After a hectic day at work and personal problems a good book definitely helps to unwind, relax and de-stress. Lie in the hammock under tree or on the armchair under sun and read. You will find yourself in a great relaxed mood.
Through reading you can self-discipline yourself and cultivate a good habit. Make reading your daily habit. Invest at least half an hour in reading, it will tame your aggressive mood and discipline you. You will soon give up many unwanted addictions like watching too much of television, browsing Internet and wasting money in shopping.
Book reading may help you to come up with new ideas. Reading definitely gives vent to imagination power, helping an individual to think freely and come across absolutely fresh unconventional ideas. It will help you in your profession field to implement new ideas. While reading many new ideas may crop up in your mind. It will also help you to nurture fresh ideas while delivering a speech or sharing thoughts with friends and family.
Generally learning new skills and techniques like Chinese cooking, party make up, sweater weaving and many other jobs require spending lot of money and time in training. But reading such tips and methods is not only money and time saving, but also stays with you forever for future reference. You need not hire any professional to learn. Read and learn when you want to.
There are many sources of learning like television, audio, Internet, seminars and speeches – but most of them are only one time watch or listening medium, devoid of long life. But reading a book is the only habit, which has future reference value. You can read it again and again in future whenever needed or pass along to your friends and family. Thus reading offers long term benefit.
Now what are you waiting for? Start reading, today.
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Reading is blessing, a source of enlightenment and awakening of mind and senses. The person who has never read any book doesn’t know the benefit of reading; it’s not just a hobby or time pass activity but immensely beneficial and enriching, which builds a person’s depth of understanding, intellect, nurtures creativity and imagination power. If you haven’t read anything till date, start it right now. Don’t be too choosy about what to read and what not, rather read whatever you get. Start reading a book today, of any topic, fiction or non-fiction. If you are still not convinced, here are some reasons which say why you should read.
Reading mainly stimulates an individual’s thought process, making one think harder while sharpening comprehension and memorizing skill. While reading we try to guess about the content of next pages and understand the situation better, at the same time recalling characters and storyline. Reading also strengthens an individual’s concentration level.
Voracious reading exposes a reader to numerous new words, phrases. Such exposure definitely sharpens vocabulary skill and develops command over the language.
If you want to master a subject, don’t forget to read it first. Reading will build your knowledge and who knows tomorrow you may have your own book. Suppose you want to gain optimum knowledge in Anthropology, start reading books of the same subject. Soon, in 5 years time you will be an international Anthropology expert. If you are a research aspirant, it will help you too.
You can pen down great things only when you are filled with great knowledge from within. We are like a pitcher, always thirsty for knowledge. Fill yourself with knowledge, read voraciously; then only you can write great things tomorrow.
If it’s not possible for you to travel the whole world on your feet, book is the best choice. If past enchants you, different cultures and places haunt you; why not grab a book and see the world through pages? Even while seeing the world on foot, you may miss many things and won’t come to know historical detail, but reading won’t disappoint you. Quench your thirst through books.
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