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20 Word Learning Tips
ReadOasis Step 2 Learning new words is a big part of learning any language. In English, well-educated native speakers know around 20,000 word families. That’s a lot! To read well in English without dictionary support, you need to know about 8,000 to 9,000 word families. That’s a lot, too.... Read more
5 More Amazing Facts About Reading
ReadOasis Step 2 Imagine that you know a secret. Your secret is a powerful idea for change. It can change communities, cities, and countries. It can powerfully affect the future. It can change you. What is this secret, and what does it do? It is the power of reading.... Read more
Reading Power
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 1) When people ask about English language ability, what is their first question? Usually, they ask this. “Can you speak English?” The total number of native English speakers in the world today is around 375,000,000 people. And about a billion people are learning English. The... Read more
Reading Power
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 2) To learn English, living in an English speaking country is the best. This is because you can spend lots of time with English speakers every day, and you will need English to survive. But besides living abroad, extensive reading may be the next best... Read more
Reading Power
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 3) When you think about reading millions of words, it helps to remember the story of the turtle and the rabbit. They had a race. The rabbit knew that he was faster, so he rested. He thought, “I will rest now and run fast later.... Read more
Reading Power
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 4) Besides reading a lot, extensive reading is about ease and choice. Junko is reading a book. It’s hard for her. On just one page, she looks up 50 new words. Next to every new word, she writes a neat translation in Japanese. She takes... Read more
Reading Power
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 5) Extensive reading is about ease, choice, and interest. It is also about pleasure. Some people like studying languages. But most people do not really enjoy the study of language. We learn language so that we can use it for learning about art, science, history,... Read more
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What is ReadOasis, and how can it help you learn English? ReadOasis is the best place on the Net for big reading. And big reading is one of the best ways for you to improve all your English skills. When you read big, you get confidence with English. With... Read more