There are indirect and direct effects of improving you vocabulary. The direct ones are scoring better on exams, writing more effectively and having a greater understanding of vocabulary. The indirect benefits are building self-confidence and being held in higher esteem by your peers. An good vocabulary can improve your life.
One of the best ways to improve your vocabulary is to hear it. Research shows that vocabulary building can occur via listening and even if the listener is exposed to minimal amount of new words . A study revealed that students who listened to just 3 lectures demonstrated marked improvement in vocabulary. It suggested that listening to be a substitute for reading in regards to improving vocabulary.
Audio strategies are simple. DictionUP is an audio tool that utilizes simple audio tracks with equally simple format to improve your vocabulary. What it relies on is the ability of the user to create his/her own relationship with each of the thousand words. This is not as hard as this sounds. Our mind are programmed to automatically relate to most of the words we hear.
Take for example:
Gargantuan: This is defined as – of immense size, volume or capacity.
Of immense size: The biggest thing in my mind when I was a kid was Godzilla. For some reason there was nothing bigger in this world, not the tallest skyscraper or not the highest mountain. The special effect in the movie, I guess, did a number on me. SO when I heard the word gargantuan a few years after watching the movie, the first thing that came to my mind was Godzilla. This is a very simplistic example, I use it only to demonstrate the automatic connection that my mind made dude to a personal experience. You might relate this word to Gulliver, or Mt. Everest or even Andre the Giant. This is what DictionUp exploits, you automatic ability to make connections with the words and therefore you remember and utilize them better. DictionUP exposes you to an environment where an in depth understanding of words can be gained , which will give you an ability to comprehend words as opposed to just identifying them.
Listening to rich or quality words while performing chores, driving or any other activity will serve just as well to improve your vocabulary. It is recommended that you repeat these tracks multiple times over the course of a month. The repetition will reinforce the connections that you make the first time you listen to a particular word. You can also multitask while using DictionUP, just upload DictionUP onto your phone/mp3 players and improve your vocabulary on the go.
Another recommendation is to follow no particular order.
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