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  • What is the best way to improve your vocabulary?

    什麼方法最能有效增加字彙量?

  • If you ask this question to English teachers or other English learners, they will tell

    當你問英文老師或學英文的人這個問題

  • you the same thing.

    你得到的答案千篇一律

  • They'll tell you that the best way to build your vocabulary is to learn vocabulary in

    他們會說最有效的方法

  • context by listening and reading a lot.

    是藉由大量聆聽或閱讀文章,情境中累積

  • And I completely agree with that.

    我完全同意

  • That is the best way to increase your vocabulary.

    這無疑是讓字彙量大增的最佳方式

  • So this is common sense, right?

    已經算是常識了對吧?

  • Everybody knows that.

    誰不知道呢?

  • This topic is so boring.

    這主題真無趣

  • But there's a problem.

    但是問題在於

  • Common sense is not common action.

    具備常識不代表付諸實行

  • Everybody knows how to improve their vocabulary, but most people don't do it.

    人人都知道如何增加字彙量,但大部分的人不會身體力行

  • Because they spend too much time on things like social media and funny cat videos.

    因為他們把時間花在社群媒體,還有看可愛小動物的影片上

  • Now, if regular listening and reading is a common practice for you, then congratulations.

    如果你已經養成規律閱讀及聽英文的習慣,那麼恭喜你!

  • You don't need to watch this video.

    你不需要看這部影片

  • But if it's not a common practice for you yet, let me convince you to start listening

    但如果你還沒有這樣的習慣,讓我來說服你

  • and reading on a regular basis.

    從現在開始規律閱讀及聆聽英文

  • I'm going to share with you two other benefits you'll get from applying this habit.

    我將告訴你養成這個習慣的另外兩個好處

  • I'm also going to share with you some listening and reading materials at the end of this video.

    影片最後,也提供英文閱讀及聽力素材供你練習

  • So let's get started.

    我們開始吧!

  • The first benefit you'll get is "intuition."

    第一個好處是強化你的「直覺」

  • What is intuition?

    何謂直覺?

  • Well, let's say that you come across a multiple choice question about English grammar.

    好,假設你正在做一個關於英文文法的選擇題

  • You look at the choices and you know immediately what the correct answer is.

    看過各選項後,你馬上知道正確答案是哪一個

  • You don't know the grammar rule that explains it.

    你不知道文法規則

  • There's no reasoning behind it.

    你無法解釋背後的原因

  • It just feels right.

    但你就是感覺對了

  • That's intuition.

    這就叫作直覺

  • It comes from taking in a lot of input by listening and reading.

    直覺從無數次的聽讀經驗中習得

  • Unfortunately, some people don't appreciate the power of intuition.

    可惜的是,有些人不了解直覺的重要性

  • They learn vocabulary in a very strange way.

    他們用很奇怪的方式記單字

  • They don't learn words in context.

    這些人不從情境中累積單字量

  • Instead, they find a list of words and memorize the meaning of each word one by one.

    反而去找單字表,逐一背熟每個單字的意思

  • This seems like a good idea.

    這點子似乎聽起來不錯

  • They're learning a lot of new words in a short period of time.

    可以在短時間內學習許多新字彙

  • There's only one problem with this.

    問題只有一個

  • It's stupid.

    這是個蠢方法

  • Just because we know the meaning of a word doesn't mean that we can use it.

    知道這個字的意思,不代表就會使用它

  • It's not enough.

    這樣是不夠的

  • We also need to know how the word is used.

    我們必須知道怎麼運用這些字

  • Now, I'm sure that you already know this, right?

    我確定你已經知道這點,對吧?

  • You're not one of those people.

    你跟那些呆瓜不一樣

  • You already know that it's much better to learn vocabulary by listening and reading.

    你已經知道藉由聽力及閱讀增進字彙量,是比較有用的

  • Because when you do that, you're not only improving your vocabulary but also grammar,

    因為當你這麼做,增加的不只是單字、還有文法

  • sentence structure, and so on.

    句型結構..等等

  • Over time, you will become an independent learner.

    日積月累,你會成為獨立型的學習者

  • It means that you'll have the ability to improve your English without help from other people.

    意思是你能靠自己增強英文實力,不需他人協助

  • And that's really cool.

    很酷吧

  • Let's talk about the second benefit of this habit.

    接下來,我們談談養成聽力及閱讀習慣的第二個好處

  • The second benefit is an increase in brain power.

    這個好處是能提升你的腦力

  • Just like how a muscle needs physical exercise to become stronger, your brain needs mental

    就像肌肉生長需要靠體能鍛練,腦袋茁壯

  • exercise to grow as well.

    也需要靠心智鍛練

  • Regular listening and reading is a great mental exercise.

    規律的聽讀就是很棒的心智鍛練

  • It improves so many brain's functions

    能協助改善許多大腦機能

  • When you listen to someone speaking, you have to stay focused.

    當你聆聽別人說話,你必須保持專注

  • This improves your attention.

    這能加強你的注意力

  • And if they're speaking really fast, you're also training your brain to process information

    如果講者說話速度很快,你便能藉此訓練大腦快速處理資訊

  • faster, which leads to better comprehension.

    最後會使你的理解力變強

  • Reading is great too.

    閱讀也是一樣

  • It improves your memory.

    能增進你的記憶力

  • When you read a novel, you need to remember lots of details like the names of the characters,

    當你讀小說時需要記得許多細節,例如角色的名字

  • their backgrounds, the plot, and so on.

    故事背景、情節..等等

  • Some books even increase your intelligence.

    有些書甚至能提升你的智力

  • Reading certain types of books improves the way you think.

    特定類型的書籍還能提升你的思考方式

  • And these are just a few benefits.

    這些還只是少數的優點而已

  • There are so many other benefits that I didn't even mention here.

    還有更多我沒提到的好處

  • Now you might be thinking, "Why should I care about my brain power?"

    現在你可能會問:「沒事何必提升我的腦力啊?」

  • Well, because it will play a huge role in your English language development.

    這個嘛,因為腦力在英語學習上扮演很重要的角色

  • Especially if you're trying to improve your spoken English.

    尤其是當你設法改善口說能力的時候

  • For non-native speakers like you and I, speaking English requires a lot of effort.

    對你我來說英文非母語,我們必須在口說能力上費很大的功夫

  • It places great demands on so many cognitive functions like memory, attention, auditory

    英文口說需要許多大腦認知功能的配合,像是記憶力、專注力

  • processing, reasoning, and so on.

    聽覺處理能力、邏輯推理能力..等等

  • So if you want to speak English well, you're going to need to have a strong, healthy brain with lots of power.

    所以如果你想說一口流利英文,你得要有個強而有力的健壯腦袋

  • And by the way, if you're not living in an English-speaking country, this habit is a must.

    對了,如果你不住在英語系國家,規律的讀和聽更是不可或缺

  • And I'm speaking from my personal experience here because I've never been to an English-speaking country.

    這可是我的切身經驗,因為我從未去國英語系國家

  • If you're in the same situation, the only way for you to immerse yourself in the English

    如果你跟我處境相同,讓自己融入英文環境中的唯一方法

  • language is by applying this simple but powerful habit.

    便是養成這個既簡單又強大的習慣

  • I guarantee that you'll love the results.

    我保證成果一定令你滿意

  • So do yourself a favor by start exercising your brain today.

    所以幫自己一個忙,從今天起開始鍛練你的腦袋吧!

  • Click here to get some listening materials.

    請點擊這裡前往英文聽力素材

  • Or if you feel like reading, click here for my reading recommendations.

    如果你比較想讀點東西,這邊也有一些閱讀資源

  • You can also find these links in the description below.

    你也可以在下方說明區找到這些連結

What is the best way to improve your vocabulary?

什麼方法最能有效增加字彙量?

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超實用!教你有效增加字彙量! (The best way to improve your English vocabulary)

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    林曉玉 發佈於 2014 年 10 月 24 日
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