The action or skill of reading written or printed matter silently or aloud.
WHAT IS READING ?
▫ The action or skill of
reading written or
silently or aloud.
READING IS TO THE
MIND WHAT EXERCISE
TO THE BODY.Why should you
That is easy
You should read
because it can open
And help you better
achieve your goals.Reading is Especially Necessary With Today’s
• Where some thought that the advent of computers
would make the reading less important, the exact
opposite is true; it has made reading even more
• Gathering information on web on even
communicating via email and social media all
require reading and writing.
• Texting requires reading and writing skills.
READINGReading Gives Muscle to
Reading gives your brain a different kind
of workout than watching TV or listening
to the radio.
▫ Whether you’re absorbed in a page-
turner or simply scanning an instruction
manual for your coffee maker, “parts of
the brain that have evolved for other
functions—such as vision, language, and
associative learning—connect in a
specific neural circuit for reading, which
is very challenging
6Reading can Encourage Life-Goals
Reading about someone
who overcame obstacles
may motivate you to
meet your own goals.
The more you identify
with a character and
experience the events as if
they were happening to
you, the more likely you’ll
be to take action.
7Reading keeps Your
Digging into a good book can
literally take years off your mind.
Adults who spent their downtime
doing creative or intellectual
activities (like reading) had a 32
percent slower rate of cognitive
decline later in life than those who
8Reading helps you feel more
When you identify with characters in a book, you
experience a kind of real-life relationship that
can enhance your sense of inclusion.
9Reading Boosts your Vocabulary
▫ The new words and phrases you learn
during the course of reading is tremendous.
▫ We learn five to 15 percent of all the words
we know through reading.
When you read a book, all of
your attention is focused on
the story- the rest of the
world just falls away, and
you can immerse yourself in
every fine detail you’re
▫ Reading develop the mind’s ability to think in a
much bigger scope.
It rather enables you to think on subjects and
people you thought never existed.
12Reading Improves Writing Skills
As we read different books especially literal ones,
we notice the vaious ways writers use different
sentences to convey their thoughts. With that we
learn to imitate their styles. When we write
something down, our work won’t be repetitive
and dull at the same time.
Reading can Brighten your day
A happy ending can lift your spirits, but novels
may drum up positive feelings in more subtle ways
Even minor events in the narrative may unearth
14Reading helps to reduce Stress
No matter how much stress you have at
work, in your personal relationships, or
countless other issues faced in daily life,
it all just slips away when you lose
yourself in a great story. A well-written
novel can transport you to other
realms, while an engaging article will
distract you and keep you in the
present moment, letting tensions drain
away and allowing you to relax
15The easiest way to understand the various cultures and practices
that exist in this world is through reading. It gives thorough insights
into the way people think and act in course of personal or business
“The only difference
between who are today
and the person you will
be in five years will
come from the books
you read and the people
you associate with” -
Jones“The more you read,
the more things you
will know. The more
you learn , the more
places you’ll go.”Thanks!
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