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April 13, 2021 Tuesday 01:46:09 PM IST

Reading for Fun Improves Language Skills

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A study done by Concordia University has sh0wn that leisure reading of event literature considered pulp can improve the language skills of people. The researchers found that people who enjoyed reading fiction for leisure and who identified as a reader scored higher on language tests, whereas those who read to access specific information scored more poorly on the same tests. As leisure reading declines as a pastime for younger adults especially, the fun aspects of it can draw them back to novels while at the same time boost their verbal abilities.

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