Reading a book is the next best leisure activity after TV’s and computers. People spend hours reading and being taken away in their minds. Reading helps improve vocabulary and word power.
Reading invloves a greater level of concentration and adds to conversation skills. Reading also helps readers decipher new words and phrases they will encounter in everyday conversations.
Children and teenagers who love reading have higher IQs, they are more creative and do better in school and college. Reading aloud with parents help build strong emotion bond between parent and child. It is advisable to take part in reading for half an hour to an hour a day to keep abreast of writing syles and new vocabulary.