Reading a book or studying a lesson sometimes takes so long because of poor comprehension. But did you know that there are some guidelines to improve your comprehension or to boost your understanding of what you are reading?
First, you should set your purpose in reading a particular material. Ask yourself what you want to know in that particular book or article. You may also create a set of questions that will help you understand the concept of what you are reading. Then, highlight or note the answers to your questions as you spot them while you are in the course of reading.
Second, never hesitate to consult a dictionary every time you came across unfamiliar words or terms. Understanding the terms or the meaning these words will not only enrich your vocabulary but also hasten your mind to grasp the essence of the book. Remember these guidelines and your comprehension will surely improve!
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