2015-06-30 The benefits of reading aloud
For some time now I've been making recordings for Ming Pao as well as for my own website. This experience has helped me appreciate how reading aloud has a lot of benefits.
Reading aloud helps me better concentrate on what I'm reading. If I just read something silently, I tend to skip through it with far less than 100% concentration. But when I read something out loud, my concentration level increases. So does my understanding - of words, phrases and ideas.
Google helped me find this most interesting article: 7 ways reading aloud improves and enriches your life
I hope Hong Kong English students will often use reading aloud as a most practical and satisfying way of improving their English.