Improve Your Vocabulary 19

Word Stitch,- most effective way to read and study.

Easy Way to Learn The English Dictionary

E.. all; first ;18 pages  already covered.

C. 42 pages; first 36 pages already covered.

W. 18 pages; first 12 pages already covered

Please excuse the repeating of this introduction; I would not like you to miss out on the introductory exercises.

When I was a student at Teacher Training College during the sixties,(64 to 67) we were sent out on teaching practice in the various surrounding schools. One of the most important things our Tutors looked for was our -Lesson Plans- A successful lesson needed proper planning, and if you failed teaching practice the entire 3years went up in smoke.

I do not recall if I was ever taught strategically -how to learn the Dictionary- Nor can I recall ever teaching it. Our method for enhancing the vocabulary was mainly by reading and conversation. Word stitch will be used as a tool to grow the vocabulary by learning the dictionary.

Have you ever tried reading the dictionary from cover to cover as you would read a book? I know I never thought of it until Word Stitch.

The plan is to read and study all the words beginning with the 26 letters in the alphabet. In case you missed it, we have already covered 36 pages of C, 24 pages of S, all the pages 0f G, N. U. J. V. O. K, Q. X. Y. Z.

If you have not completed exercises 1 to 16, perhaps you should complete those exercises before completing this one, or you can complete this exercise, and if you are seriously interested in learning the dictionary, go back and complete all previous exercises in chronological order.

The learning process will take some time, in order to carefully study the words and their meaning if necessary; then apply a practical technique to demonstrate your success at learning.The technique is using the game – Word Stitch. A word game that enhances your vocabulary.Please do not use proper names or places.First read all the words out aloud, then repeat reading the words silently.

The learning process will take some time, in order to carefully study the words and their meaning if necessary; then apply a practical technique to demonstrate your success at learning.

For this exercise we are learning all the  first 42 pages of C and  the first 18 pages of E and W.

The technique is using the game – Word Stitch. A word game that enhances your vocabulary.

First read all the words out aloud, then repeat reading the words silently.

Look up the meaning of any new words, or any word you are unsure of its meaning.

Keep a note book to record all new words, or any words that you feel could be useful in a sentence.


This 3 step process will be useful for committing new words to memory

Boost your learning process by sharing the exercises and at a later date arrange a social occasion for a contest to see who is word champion.


PS. My Dictionary of reference is the Merriam Webster Dictionary.

1. Create as many 5-word Sentences or Headlines as possible using the letters  C. C. C. C C. in that order,
2. Create as many 5-word Sentences or Headlines as possible using the letters  E. C. C. C. C. in the order listed

3.  Create as  many 7-word Sentences or Headlines as possible using the letters C. C. C. E. C. C. W.  in any order

Copyright 2019 Courtney Devonish

Brain Exercise 105

Can You Read Me

The letters represent a sentence.

First you must discover how many words are in the sentence, and how many letters are in each word.

The final job is to read the sentence and perform the task.

The exercise is not as hard as it looks.

Clue. 6 +3 + 4 + 12 = 25

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Copyright 2018 Courtney Devonish

When I am not creating these exercises, I am carving wood

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