A Review of the Impact of Reading “Political Gossips Column in Daily Mirror News Paper” on Improving Vocabulary of the Adult LearnersJournal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.6, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2021-05-29
Authors : G.H. Abeyweera;
Page : 42-45
Keywords : analyses benefits impact newspapers vocabulary.;
Reading newspapers plays a significant role in the life of the reader depending on the preference given on the types of article. Although, there are many criticisms in the present context that the trends of the media have been towards financial benefits, some studies focus on the importance of reading newspapers in improving English Language Vocabulary in the target language. Several young researches have been conducted on the impact of reading newspapers, particularly English newspapers in improving vocabulary in the readers. However, the main aim of this paper is to investigate the impact of reading a particular news column named ‘political gossips' in improving the English Vocabulary of the adult learners depending on a literature review available in response to myriad articles published in the given newspaper. Despite many researches focuses on the impact of reading newspapers on different aspects of language learning, this conceptual paper attempts to shed some light on the benefits of reading newspapers particularly a selected news column and the challenges which adult learners face in comprehending and using the vocabulary picked up in reading. The findings of this study show that reading the given column in the newspaper not only improve the vocabulary of the adult learners but more importantly article challenges in comprehending and using them in a given context. In addition, the findings shows that there are advantages as well as disadvantages in reading the news column in improving the vocabulary.
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