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5 wonderful ways to effortlessly enrich your vocabulary,opening doors, to a bright sparkling future.
Why is learning vocabulary so important? Linguistic competence determines how well a person's knowledge is organised. Students with a larger vocabulary are more confident, and tend to do better academically, and in the work place. Unsurprisingly, students with a richer vocabulary and improved reading comprehension also read more for pleasure. Words can open doors into a myriad of opportunities…
A diet of dull words starves the imagination… The words we use in everyday conversation are not as sophisticated as the words we read in books. The vocabulary found in comic books, novels and magazines is three times richer than English spoken by adults. Conversation is important. However, it is the more complex, varied vocabulary found in books that students need to gain meaning from what they read and to achieve academic success or to climb the career ladder.
Check out these refreshing resources:
1) Mrs. Wordsmith