THE IMPORTANCE OF READING
I would like to bid good morning to the beloved principal, respectable and dedicated teachers and all the audience. As the president of the English language society, it was such an honored today to be given this golden opportunity to present you a speech entitled “The Benefits of Reading”.
There’s a lot you can get from reading. Everything you read fills your head with new bits of information.You never know when it might come in handy. The more knowledge you have, the better-equipped you are to tackle any challenge you will ever face in this modern world. Reading expands your horizon of information. We should always update to current developments as time goes on.
Reading books is also vital for learning new language, as non-native speakers gain exposure to words used in context, which will ameliorate their own speaking and writing fluency. This goes with the above topic, the more you read, the more words you gain exposure to and being articulate and well-spoken is one of great help in any profession, and knowing that you can speak with self-confidence can be an enormous to your self-esteem. It could even aid in your studies, examination or even your future carriers as those who are well-read, well-spoken, and knowledgeable.
My dear colleagues,
No matter how much you stress in your studies, social life, family, friends and other countless issue that had make up in your daily life that give you such a burden, it could slips away when you lose yourself to well-written novel can transport you to other realms and that’s might make you forget all the problems. If you seek for some jokes that can make you laugh then read comic strips it will be sure make you laugh non-stop on exploring the author’s imagination as you know it not easy to make people laugh. Paulo Coelho once wrote in his novel: an old culinary adage said, ‘you can’t make an omellete without breaking eggs’. So, If you want entertainment then go find it and the easiest way is by reading.
Reading also keeps track of current issues, inventions and innovations. There is no end for a variety of subjects to read about. The daily newspaper or the popular magazine while it discusses topical issues and raised controversies, it also provokes thought and throws light on human nature. It brings the news of war, organizations, political stances and others together and helps knit a world of some sort. It may be a subject of scientific, or a subject of historic or varieties according to the taste of the person. This kind of reading disciplines the mind and trains one for critical and original thinking. As we should always update to current developments as time goes on. There’s no doubted that reading also heightens our creativity. By reading you can open a world of colours and fantasy,combat and adventures. It awakens the imagination. Did you know that reading also motivates ideas and inspiration to the readers? Well, that is the truth that had been spoken widely. As you can see, by reading it helps us thinking and feelings, to talk, to exchange views and to contact between person and person. An adage “It’s better to have your nose in a book than in someone else businesses”
For the most part, Reading gives muscle to your memory. Reading gives your brain a different kind of workout than watching TV or listening to the radio. Tun Mahathir once said : successful nation is developed through his diligent citizen from extensive reading.
That’s all for my talk today, thank you very much for attention that all of you have given and be a good listener today. Hope you can keep it up to good work and improve your life by reading extensively.