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attitude to reading

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HEMIS NUMBER : 340016 UNIT: STUDY SKILLS DESCRIBE AND EXPLAIN YOUR ATTITUDE TO READING IN YOUR FIRST LANGUAGE. THEN DESCRIBE YOUR ATTITUDE TO READING IN ENGLISH. Reading in my language is an active process and also a cultural thing that involves a variety of skills such as speaking ,writing or listening ..This essay will explore my attitude to reading in my first language and also describing my attitude to reading in English as my second language. My earliest memories in reading in my first language was fun and interesting , it made me to know a lot of things that was happening around me most especially folk beliefs stories which explains how everything in the world came into being. ...read more.

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And also the information gets quicker to the reader more especially when I read books or listen to news in my own language. Although, reading in English gives a different meaning in a different context because most of the books I read took me ages to understand what they are saying and what message they are trying to get across and most of the time I had to look up dictionaries to get the full meaning of the words. Reading in school was very interesting and challenging. I remember during my primary days, the school had a small library and the teachers made it a point of duty that every student goes into the library to read one or two books every three days just to improve our reading skills, speed and understanding. ...read more.

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boring and dull to me because most of the grammar and spellings were difficult to understand, but it was very compulsory because I had to read books, newspapers and also listen to news and watch documentaries to get a better understanding of the information passed across In conclusion, my attitude to reading in my own language has not in any way affected my attitude to reading in English because reading in my own language keeps me in touch and also transmits culture and identity in a very interesting and relaxing way, while English language involves a lot of understanding and concentration which I believe is a positive way of setting me in the path of enjoyable reading that will last a life time. ...read more.

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