Colin Field

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5 Ways To Grease Your Reading Skills

What do you do when you pick up a book and see a bunch of letters, words, numbers and sentences mashed together? You read them. Reading is plainly deciphering words that are written on a piece of paper, either out loud or silently in your own mind. Reading is like food for the brain which is feeding it with all sorts of information that can sometimes be good and sometimes be bad.

However, there are some people, mostly kids or school-aged students who struggle to make words sound right with their mouths or trying to comprehend what is the meaning of some words that they have never heard of.

In this article, I’ve unleashed some of the productive ways to improve reading skills for those who haven’t yet blossomed.

  1. Pick Up Something To Read

 

The world is filled with written literatures and amongst those some are beneficial, others are harmful, and some are either controversial or just for kicks. If you are going to start somewhere, then you might as well start with science fiction, fantasy or horror novels. These are usually the most demanding reads that people of all ages love to engross their eyes in.

If you are more of the non-fiction kind of reader, then you should opt for informative books on the academic fields of your interest.

  1. Reading Sources

 

There are over so many places where you can pick up the most interesting material and get to reading. First, there is the traditional library where young school students and even grownups can mosey on over, fish up their favorite book and start reading away. Libraries and book stalls provide a vast collection of amazing of informative, educational and entertaining pieces that our eyes and minds can be happy with.

Other than conventional means, there are also contemporary sources, profoundly, on the Internet. This massive innovation grants people with an infinite portal of all kinds of written material with different categories and genres. It is fast, easy, up-to-date and limitless.

  1. Find A Great Spot To Read

 

It would be better for you to find a nice secluded spot so that you do nothing but dance with the words from your favorite book. It helps enhance your concentration and focus. Find the most comfortable and quiet spot in your vicinity that is just right for reading.

  1. Practice Constantly

 

One of the most important aspects to help you brush up on your reading is practice. As the old saying goes, ‘Practice makes perfect’. The more you read the better and frankly, more knowledgeable you become. The best timing you’d be able to practice this skill is when you’ve been assigned an assignment writing task. Since you can’t write a good assignment without good research, you are bound to read the materials more attentively than ever.

  1. Be At Peace With Your Reading

 

Never try to read too fast or too slow whenever you read something as they will disrupt your reading abilities. Going over or under can have you slip up in your flow or make you sound boring. Keep at it in a moderately decent pace with your eyes gently focusing on the text and reading in a relaxed and soothing tone. This technique serves well for people who give speeches, debates and other open discussions on particular topics.

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