What is something that is supposed to entertain and make you laugh, but in reality causes many to break out in sweat and triggers nausea, dread, tears, and anger as the fear takes over? I am of course talking about clowns, and one, in particular, that has arrived back on our screens to remind us all that we still haven’t gotten over ‘It’. Pennywise.
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!
LGBT literature has been around for decades, and it is no longer hidden in a secluded dark corner of the library or local bookshop. Today, it is well and truly in the mainstream.
Let’s face it, we hardly have time to eat these days let alone sit down and read a book. So it’s not surprising we’re reading less. According to Pew Research Center the number of US Adults that have read a book the last year has fallen from 71% to 63% in 2016. Are social networks to blame? This article on Quartz suggests that in the amount of time spent on social media each you could read 200 books.
All is not lost, as the audio book boom is upon us. 33.9% more audio books were published in 2017 compared to 2016. With that in mind, we invited a full time working bookworm and audio book lover to give us a run down of when to listen to audio books. Continue reading “When to Listen to Audio Books”