Travel books have inspired many to take the plunge and go in search of that ultimate adventure. Reading about other people’s journeys conjure up those feelings of excitement and nervousness as you begin to form new ideas. Then before you know it, you’re exactly where you never expected to be! These books also enable you to relive your own experiences, as well as to live vicariously through the eyes of a fellow adventurer. Continue reading “Travel Books: 12 Reads to Spark Your Wanderlust”
It’s been 20 years since the release of J.K Rowling’s first book Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone. Rowling’s 1997 debut novel introduced the world to the young wizard Harry and his newly made friends and enemies. The story follows Harry as he embarks on his first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Since then, Rowing penned a further six novels in the popular series, spawning a generation of Harry Potter fanatics. The subsequent multi-billion dollar movie franchise cemented the series as one of the biggest of all time. It also made huge stars out of the main character. Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint have all gone on to have successful Hollywood careers. Continue reading “Which is the best Harry Potter book?”
Ebook readers have evolved from basic devices to highly designed feature-packed gadgets in recent years. As technology advances and becomes cheaper to the consumer, new qualities have been introduced to make your reading experience even more accommodating. You can now base your purchase on size, weight, design, and price tag, with devices catering for all different needs. Whatever type of reader you are, day or night, beach or bath, there’s something for everyone.
Advantages of Reading
Like in your own language, reading in English is going to expand your vocabulary, enhance your sentence structure and give you exposure to a more complex language. It will help you learn quicker and consolidate what you already know. Reading can be done autonomously and at your own pace and is more effective than watching the television.
In addition, there are thousands of classic free eBooks available in the public domain. This makes it an ideal low-cost way to learn. All you need is an e-reader, mobile device or computer and away you go!