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    Hi,
    Please tell me how can i increase my Vocabulary What is the best way to remember such words

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    Re: Good Vocabulary

    Hello Sting,

    I find it useful to record new vocabulary onto tape, and then play it back to myself on a Walkman when I'm travelling, etc.

    It's better (I think) to record the meaning in your first language first, then leave a slight pause, then record the word in the second language.

    Other members may have other suggestions!

    All the best,

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    Re: Good Vocabulary

    hi sting,
    here are some tips to increase your vocabulary:
    1. read two english newspapers a day.
    2.read one magzine of ur interest weekly.
    3.read one novel fortnightly.
    So, go on reading and reading and reading.........
    In this way u will come accross new words alongwith their proper usages.

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    Re: Good Vocabulary

    Thanks thats a big help.

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    Thank you to all for these tips
    really I benefited from that

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    Re: Good Vocabulary

    Read, reread, then read again! (J.K.Rowling, or Bloomsbury)
    And as much as you can!

    All the best!

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    Re: Good Vocabulary

    Don't try to learn long lists of words- it is often better to learn a few at a time, then use them to fix them in your memory. Also, try to learn words that are useful to you; for example, a doctor will need to know different words and terms from a lawyer.

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    Re: Good Vocabulary

    Afterthought:

    Find a forum where people discuss subjects that are of particular interest to you (e.g. football, films, wildlife) and join in. The best way to learn vocabulary is to use it.

    MrP

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrPedantic View Post
    Afterthought:

    Find a forum where people discuss subjects that are of particular interest to you (e.g. football, films, wildlife) and join in. The best way to learn vocabulary is to use it.

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    Re: Good Vocabulary

    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
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    Indeed!

    We probably learn more from posing questions in foreign languages and trying to understand the answers than from the answers themselves.

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