About the Benefits of Dictionary
Do you want to improve your vocabulary? Or are you
interested in writing and learning a foreign language? So, what are you waiting
for, just develop a habit of reading the dictionary and there you go. Dictionary is a book comprising all the words
of a specific language, their meanings, etymology, grammar, sentences, usage of
words and phrases, etc. The words range from letter A to Z. Reading a
dictionary is a very good habit. It increases your linguistic skills and
improves your vocabulary. It’s a great way to understand and learn new words
and their translation to another language.
There are so many reasons why you need to read out the dictionary. If
you are watching an English movie or listening to English songs, you might find
difficult words that you do not know before. You want to learn their meaning.
That’s why you read the dictionary. Let’s see what the benefits of reading the
Correct Spellings of Words
A dictionary helps to correct your spellings. For example,
many people write the word ‘Receive’ as ‘Recieve’.
Parts of speech
A word could be a Noun, a Verb, an Adverb, or an Adjective.
Students particularly should know the various grammatical features of each word
they belong to and how to utilize them in sentences.
For example, Noun: That brick is brown.
Adjective: Here is a brick house.
Here the word ‘brick’ is a noun in one sentence while it is
an adjective in another sentence. The dictionary helps us understand that a
word has different parts of speech.
To communicate in English, the correct pronunciation of
words is essential. Online dictionaries are accessible indicating the correct
way to express words with the assistance of the International Phonetic
A dictionary also lists the abbreviations. Remember to take
them under your consideration for they may demonstrate exceptionally helpful
Usage of Words and Phrases
Another advantage of reading a dictionary is that you learn
how to use phrases, idioms, group verbs, and words. For example, run away, turn
Examples in sentences
A good dictionary not only tells you the meaning of a word
but also a great source of using those words in sentences to help you
understand how to use the word in a sentence.
This is how a dictionary helps you in enhancing your
knowledge, increasing your vocabulary, speaking, and writing the language more