Improve your Vocab | Score well in English

Dear Aspirants, 


If you feel yourself in Pandora’s box in English, then vocabulary can be your panacea. Now, if you are a regular follower of Bankersadda then you must have seen that today’s word of the day is TRENCHANT

So, how many of you have actually understood its meaning and have tried to use it???

 If you can answer this question to yourself then you will know where you lack with your preparation. Vocabulary has a vital importance in scoring well in the English section. If you work upon improving your vocab then this section can become a trouble-free task for you.

Having a good command upon vocabulary will help you not only with the direct vocab based questions but also with fill in the blanks, cloze test and many more. To improve your vocabulary, you need to work smartly and make it a habit to prepare it daily. Here are a few ways by which you can improve your vocabulary. 

  1. Reading is the key to improve your vocab. Read articles, blogs and various standard materials. When you read, you will come across various new words. Learn these words and look for their meanings. Reading is the tool to be proficient in vocabulary. 
  2. Only mugging up the meanings won’t help. Try to learn atleast 5 or 10 words daily (according to ones suitability) and use them in your day to day life. Make sentences by using those words and use them daily. This can help you memorize those words more easily.
  3. When you come across a new word, find atleast 3-4 synonyms and antonyms for those words and learn them. By this you will learn more words in a day.
  4. Practice more and more vocab based questions from previous year as it will help you understand the level of words being tested.
  5. Manage a notebook and write all the new words and their synonyms and antonyms as this will help you in revision. It is very important to revise the words that you have learnt because its not easy to remember the words without revising them.
  6. Always keep a dictionary with yourself so that whenever you come across a new word, you can quickly search it in the dictionary instead of scrolling on different websites. 

Reading more and more will help you not only with your vocabulary but it will also help you in solving Reading Comprehension, fill in the blanks, cloze tests etc. Make reading your daily habit and set a target to learn certain number of words daily. Practice more and more daily and leave no stone unturned with your preparation. To stay ahead in the competition, you have to practice more and more every day. You can also learn new words daily from our daily word list which contains new words from reputed newspapers with their Antonyms and Synonyms. 

Nothing is impossible If one sets his eyes on his goal. English can be improved but one needs to follow all the tips religiously and then getting a good score in this section will become a cake walk. Follow the tips above and strengthen your vocabulary to crack all government job exams.

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