How Can Reading Improve Your English?

  • Team MasterPrep
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  • Jan 27, 2023 12:27 PM

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Reading books, magazines, articles, and academic material is the best way to learn and be proficient in any language. Reading helps you to gain information about different things, new perspectives, stimulate your imagination and helps to improve your vocabulary. Reading enables you to better understand the usage of words and familiarize you with new words.

Reading daily can improve your English speaking, writing and reading skills. When it comes to the IELTS exam, having a good command of the English language is a prerequisite. If you are good at English, you can crack any English language exam easily.

The IELTS exam assesses your English language skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking, and daily reading practice can help you to improve your band score in all the modules of IELTS and you can achieve a good overall band score. 

Reading helps in improving Grammar

Learning the basics of Grammar from grammar books is important and beneficial. But if you read, you will naturally be able to learn about prepositions, articles, tenses etcetera and your basics of Grammar gets strengthened. You will automatically understand how to frame sentences in a correct form and even how to pronounce words. Seeing, saying and hearing the words leave a permanent impression on your mind, hence, one learns correct usage of Grammar. 

Reading improves vocabulary

Reading helps you to improve your vocabulary. You get to know new words as you read books. If you indulge in persistent Reading, you will realize that you stuck less while speaking, and your word flow is consistent. You also get to know which words fit best in a sentence. Your speech and writing will become more precise, and you will be able to convey your message more appropriately, and your writing skills will also be improved further, helping you to score well in the IELTS.

 Tip: As you read any text, mark the words that are new to you. Write those words in your notebook, learn about its usage and try to use them in your daily conversation; this way, you will have way more words to express your ideas and leave an impact in every conversation.

Reading aloud improves your spoken fluency

Reading aloud can also help you to improve your spoken fluency. It also enables you to improve your pronunciation and acts as a practice ground for intonations, pauses, emphasis, and pace of your speech. Reading aloud also brings clarity to your voice. 

Reading helps you enhance your writing skills

If you feel like you lack words while writing and run out of ideas, Reading can help you to improve your writing skills. With Reading, you learn the basics of writing, such as Grammar and vocabulary. You will get to know how to make better sentences and express your ideas more precisely. Reading, thus, can help you to score best in the writing section of your IELTS exam too.  

Reading- A habit all great beings have in common

Reading makes you gain knowledge and become smart in life. Almost all the great beings in the history of mankind share one habit: it is the habit of Reading. By reading books, you become aware of the different viewpoints, learn something new and broaden your horizons. Not just do you get good command over the words and become capable of conversing well, Reading can also transform the being you are into someone you always wanted to be.


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