How to be a better reader

TRY SLOWING IT DOWN
Sometimes we find it hard understanding what we read. This might be because of your reading speed. Try slowing it down and see if there would be a change. There is nothing bad in reading fast or having a great reading speed but comprehension should be our utmost priority. No matter how interesting a book might be, you’d never get to enjoy it, if you don’t understand what the book is all about. You’d end up having the book being boring.

CHOOSE THE TIME THAT IS RIGHT FOR YOU

You should be able to figure yourself out. Knowing what time of the day you find reading most comfortable will go a long way in helping you comprehend and improve your reading ability. For some people it is in the morning. For some, it is in the afternoon and some are addicted to night reading. All it takes is finding what time you are comfortable with.

BE A PERSISTENT READER
Make reading a hobby. Make sure you are holding a book at every point in time, so you’d be able to gain access to book anytime anywhere. You can go about creating a daily reading schedule whereby you’d set a reminder of time you’d like to read daily.

EXPAND YOUR VOCABULARY
The more you read, the more you are exposed to more words and the more your vocabulary widens. Make use of dictionary to find the meaning of difficulty words. Finding the meaning of words may not be enough to get a word stuck to the brain but using them often in your communication and writings will do. You can even keep a note of your new ly found words and check it on a daily till you get the words retained.

TAKE TRIPS TO THE LIBRARY.
Library, being a home of books. You’d not only be able explore different books but you’d also be able to find out which genre interest you most. One of the reason people find reading boring is because they are yet to find out which genre will interest them most. However, you make might end up becoming a bookworm after finding out your genre of interest. This way, reading might become your habit. All you’ve got to await is a drastic improvement, not only in your reading skill but in your comprehension and intellect.