Unformatted text preview: have more words at your disposal. Before you know it, you’ll not only write thoughtful, descriptive essays—you’ll meet that word count and have more to say than ever before! 3. You’ll better understand the things you read. You get most of the new information you learn, in school and out in the world, by reading. Think of all the reading you do: on websites and blogs you visit, sending and receiving text messages, listening to songs. Commercials, television shows, and movies you see are full of words. Every medium, whether it’s something you’re assigned in school or something you’ve chosen to experience as entertainment, is at least partly made up of words. The more words you know, the more you’ll be able to understand and appreciate new things. 4. You’ll impress people with your word power. This may seem like a superﬁcial reason to build vocabulary, but think about it. Right now, you’re a student and you want to impress your teachers and prove your academic abilities to them. Once you’re...
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- Fall '13