Reading in English is a waste of time!

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Re: Reading in English is a waste of time!

Post by rehman » Mon Oct 06, 2008 11:10 am

reading newspaper and books in english are very important to enrich english..... it is only the best way to collect vacuballary and way of writing........ so i think more reading you will learn more grip over the language.......

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Re: Reading in English is a waste of time!

Post by studentss » Sun Oct 26, 2008 1:06 pm

Even though I would like to read from original sources, I couldn't learn all possible languages and since there isn't translated everything to every language

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Re: Reading in English is a waste of time!

Post by Rui » Tue Nov 18, 2008 4:31 pm

For me the most important way of learning a language is to communicate, of course that to achieve a level where you are able to establish a normal conversation you must study a bit by reading, writing and learning some grammar rules, although after that just start communicating with other people because its when you really figure which words and how you should express your thoughts in certain matters.

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Re: Reading in English is a waste of time!

Post by keenlearner » Sat Feb 07, 2009 5:24 am

No Way! Reading in English is not a waste of time

It is the best remedy to our minds nowadays.

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Re: Reading in English is a waste of time!

Post by martinohare » Thu May 21, 2009 12:05 pm

Wasting time is one of the biggest problems that faces us these days. Why? There's so much info. available these days that dealing with the deluge is what defines good usage of our time - to a large extent.

Reading fiction that is not tainted in any way is a great way to fire the imagination,likewise non-fiction that is uplifting gives food for thought. Seeing how others showed wisdom ,overcame adversity or showed great originality or bravery can make us think in a positive light.

For learners of English it is a great way to extend their vocabulary,to give them a greater sense of sentence construction and pnctuation. They should remember to read in a half voice - to enunciate the words as this helps retention of chunks of language allied to vocab retension.

So reading, a balanced diet of it,is one productive way to use your time. Seconds out!

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Re: Reading in English is a waste of time!

Post by lyphan » Sun Mar 28, 2010 6:07 am

English is a international language, it becomes more and more important nowadays. Mastering English skill is one of the gold keys to communicate with people all over the world.
Reading English help you develop your English skills, therefore it is very essential.
i study English as my second language. Although i have studied hard, my English is not good until now. Please give me advices at "khicon_1853@yahoo.com"
thank so much.

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Re: Reading in English is a waste of time!

Post by coolg » Wed Jun 30, 2010 1:49 pm

I think,for every language learning, reading, writting, listening, and speaking are complementary things. So it's impossible for us to neglect one of those methods if we want to master the language. In my case, I can't master these four things yet, but I try to progress here.
So, I extend special thanks to the creator of the site for letting me participate in this very nice web! ;-)

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Re: Reading in English is a waste of time!

Post by tuanhoang » Wed Jul 07, 2010 6:06 pm

If you are an English learner, reading in English gives you many big advantages that you can not afford to ignore it!

First of all, reading English books or articles helps you to improve your vocabulary and grammar. Almost English contents you encounter will be written in correct and precise English. So you will learn lots of correct sentences and words by reading those texts. But many people afraid of new words when reading English books which is usual and shouldn't see as a problem. Those new worlds will stay in your brain once you read more texts about the same subjects, for example: medical or technology. Once you master those words, reading will become a leisure activity for you.

Secondly, most of the world's best books are written in English. So improving your English reading skill will be an important key to your future success. If you are a college student, you can clearly see that most of the reference books of your courses are in English. Of course, there are translated editions to some books you want to read. But normally, translated editions somewhat altered contents of original editions and will not fully give you ideas the authors want to tell you.

Finally, according to scientist reading in any language or in English with good contents will keep your brain sharp! No matter how old are you, keeping your mind sharp is a key activity to make you live longer. Besides, with a good brain, you will live your life to the fullest. What can be better than this!

In conclusion, reading in English helps English learners improving their language skills and also give them opportunity to put their English skills to use. In addition to that, reading English books will broaden your knowledge and help you sharpen your brain and live a best life. So, make this as your everyday activity and experience the good it bring to you.

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Re: Reading in English is a waste of time!

Post by cassieho » Sat Jul 31, 2010 3:42 pm

Don't need to mention much...reading is absolutely a good way to improve english...everyone knows that...

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Re: Reading in English is a waste of time!

Post by emresenoglu » Sat Nov 20, 2010 12:07 pm

I'm opposite to your idea.
Reading is so imported to improve your skill in English.
If someone wants to learn English easly, must read whenever it is posible.

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