Communication is an essential skill acquired through great practice and continuous learning. Take it as an opportunity to expand your knowledge reading material or practicing scripts that provide you new information. As students, always make it your intention to give in your best, as your active involvement is necessary. Utilize texts that best fit your personal and professional goals.
Following are some brief points on how you can communicate more effectively with the texts and scripts that you may read.
Making your learning relevant and significant – What you read daily from your textbooks should be relevantly sufficient for you to understand and expand your knowledge. Its significance lies in what you understand and its application in your life at some point of time. Most texts for e.g. a portion of history may not be relevant in our daily lives, but why is it there in the first place? Every passage or text that you read will be applicable to shape your thought and reasoning, providing you the tools for logic to encounter various stages in our life at some point of time. Making your readings significant is a key parameter for your future growth and success.
Challenge yourself – Try to read more content in the form of articles, stories, or your text books and find out what challenges you the most. Look into the sentence constructions, underline words that you do not understand and most importantly find the logic behind the entire construction.
Learn to be Competent – Always make sure that your reading material and content is constantly changing you for the better. The more you read, the more competent you become to survive in this world that is growing with competition every single day.
What you Read, is what you become – We all have choices, multiple and unlimited in the forms of books, magazines, newspapers, or even the blog that you are currently reading. You have made a definite choice and the words that you read constantly shape your brain which is reflected in your logic and reasoning. Read smart, be selective and of course while in school always read between the lines of your textbook.
Communication can be a challenge for many but along with practice and speaking exercises you may find considerable improvement with time. Make sure you practice what you read, try and use the words learnt.
Making a suitable glossary of words as a practice will help in the long run. Try and use different methods, always make notes, reread and rehearse phrases that you may find difficult.
Once you find the perfect text that fit your need, practice description. One of the easy ways to do it is to create conversations or a script. It will enable you to analyze lists of words that you may find difficult to enunciate, but there are tools available that will help you speak. Your first goal however is finding what is right for you that caters to your professional and personal interests which vary with individuals and expertise.
So, what are you waiting for? Let us start today!