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    Are comic books good for reading?

    Hello teachers,

    My vocabulary is pretty limited so I now I am try to improve it. Some people recommended me that reading is good aid to improve the vocabulary. But reading books like novel that have a number of pages makes me feel bored. So I am looking for a book which is interesting and good to improve our vocabulary. Are comic books good for that? Or as teachers what books do you recommend to read?

    Thank you.

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    Re: Are comic books good for reading?

    You should read things that interest you. Comic books will have a lot of non-standard dialogue. If you choose to read them, please don't post 50 questions asking why people said something that doesn't seem correct; it's probably not correct.

    If you like sports, read the sports section of an English-language newspaper.
    If you like movies, read movie reviews.
    If you like music, find biographies about your favorite musician. (Don't use song lyrics - please!)
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Are comic books good for reading?

    Your advice is very useful. Thank you so much Barb. you know! I have just downloaded few comic stories. But now I realized that they don't help me because I don't want to learn non-standard English at all. I will follow your advice.

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    Re: Are comic books good for reading?

    I think newspaper would be the best.

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