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reading your first book in another

language is a hell of an achievement so

here are my best tips so you can finish

your first book in English today the

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are my best tips for reading which

actually work first let's talk

dictionaries teachers often say don't

use the dictionary when you read a book

never use a dictionary I completely

disagree with this

I think this made sense when you had to

have a huge dictionary and it takes you

five minutes to translate a word but I

mean now you've got an instant

translation app on your phone it's not

much of a distraction there is one

problem I have with this though and that

is that if you read and you come to a

word that you don't know you'll

translate it what's this word oh okay

it's that and you move on but then one

minute later you've forgotten the word

that you translated so in that way yeah

it's probably not the best and most of

the time those little words that you

don't understand they're probably not

that important to the story so leave it

now ideally you don't want any

interruption when you're reading but of

course if there's one part in you you

need to understand this word or this

sentence to progress in the story fine

go for it or if you see an interesting

or fun looking word fine go for it but

make a note of that word on a piece of

paper on a list or highlight that word

in the book and translate it save it for

later we'll come back to this list late

second learning through context this is

the way that you should be reading this

helps your comprehension but what does

it mean let me give you an example so I

study Spanish now if I'm reading a book

in Spanish I will follow my own advice

one time I was reading a magazine I

can't remember what the article was

about but it said this I have to use

sunblock I don't want to get blah blah

blah this word I didn't understand what

this word meant but through context I

understood it so sunblock I know what

that word means okay if you don't use

sunblock what happens oh you get a

sunburn boom it makes sense this word it

must mean sunburn so I highlighted it I

made a note of it and I saved it for

later we will come back to this and what

to do later next let's talk or do books

when you have an audiobook and you're

reading the book at the same time this

not only helps your reading skills it

also helps your listening and your

speaking skills why is that well think

about it someone is reading to you what

you're reading on the page you're

getting pronunciation you're getting

intonation how to pronounce words how to

say them in a natural way so the main

skill you're practicing is reading and

listening but this also helps your

speaking because the next time that you

want to say these words you know how

they're pronounced you know the

intonation of this sentence which leads

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a book in English today okay you have

that list of words that you highlighted

and make notes of I told you we would

come back to it you know the meanings of

them now what do we do now many of you

have pointed out quite nicely in the

comments that it's easy to learn the new

vocabulary from my lessons well there's

a reason for that there's a very good

reason for that when you learn something

new it's always best if you have

something funny or crazy or silly some

story to go around it that makes this

thing much easier to remember like

personally I hate when I see an English

teacher like hi this is an English

expression it means this okay next word

this expression means this here's a

boring sentence no one can learn like

that but if you associate those new

words those new expressions with

something funny something crazy

something silly then it will stick in

your memory you'll remember it so when

you have those new words those new

expressions that you highlighted that

you made a list of now it's time to make

your own example sentence but when you

do remember make that example sentence

something crazy something silly

something easy to remember not a boring

example never ever do boring so those

were my best reading tips which tips

have you found the most useful let me

know in the comments also let me know

which books have you finished in English

which ones have you found the most

interesting share your best tips and the

books that you've read in the comments

with the rest of our little puppet each

meet English learning family that we

have here I'll see you in the next class

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