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How to Increase Your Vocabulary. Whether you are looking to improve your grades, seem smarter
at work, or simply wanting to impress your friends, these tips will help you achieve
your goal of an increased vocabulary. You will need Reading material Dictionary Notebook
Note cards Word-a-day calendars Internet access Crossword puzzles and address book (optional).
Step 1. Read as much as you can to encounter words that you don't already know. Step 2.
Use a dictionary to look up the definitions of the unfamiliar words that you come across
in your reading. Remember a word can have different meanings. Note all of the definitions
for your word. Step 3. Use a notebook to keep a list of your vocabulary words. Write the
definition as well as a sentence using the word to help you remember the context. Use
an address book to keep an alphabetical list of your words. Step 4. Create flashcards to
reinforce your new words. Write the word on one side of a note card and the definition
on the other. Quiz yourself by looking at the word and remembering the definition. Step
5. Make efforts to learn a new word every day. Use a word-a-day calendar and web sites
to introduce you to new words. Learn common prefixes and suffixes. These parts that come
together to create words can help you figure out what a word means. Step 6. Play word games.
Use computer games or crossword puzzles to grow your vocabulary and help reinforce the
words you are learning. Step 7. Use your new words in your daily conversations. Continue
using and reviewing your words to reinforce what you've learned. Did you know In 1857,
British scholars decided to build a dictionary to contain all words in the English language.
They created the Oxford English Dictionary, which still serves as the language's definitive
dictionary.
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How to Increase Your Vocabulary

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Hhart Budha published on June 11, 2014
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