ReadOasis Step 1
So you want to improve your word power. But what words should you learn first? You can waste time learning uncommon words first. But it’s smart to learn the most common words at the beginning. The top 2,000 words of English make up 80% of all English texts.
And this is where big, easy reading helps. Easy (graded) texts remove the uncommon words. By reading easy texts, you can focus on the most important words first. But remember, it’s easy to forget! So keep reading a lot! Meet a new word about 10-20 times, and you will remember it naturally.
You can write down new words on word cards.But the most important thing is to keep reading at your level. After reading 300,000 words, you’ll see good results and you’ll get a real feel for English words. How can you do this? By enjoying lots of stories. So READ, many good books at your level. The experts say, “big, easy reading works!” If you want to know more, watch our video “How to do big, easy reading!” And try big, easy reading online at ReadOasis.com.