In order to read and study a book well, we have to first of all understand both terms.
What is reading a book?
Reading a book is the ability to look at what is written on its pages and understanding what is bieng explained. If a person is able to look at a book written in Chinese characters and he or she is able to undestand the meaning of what is being explained, then he or she can be able to read the book.
In order to read a book effectively, the following guidelines should be taken into consideration.
1. Understand the books Title.
2. Understand the books subject matter.
3. Understand the Titles, Subtitles, Headings and Subheadings.
4. Read the Book’s introduction from it’s Author.
5. Devote your time to read the book.
To understand the Book’s Title: This is the name of the book. It’s usually written on the books front cover. It explains to a reader what the book is all about. If you want to read a book named Astronomy, you should be able to understand that the book is about the Sun, Moon, Stars and the Planets.
To understand the Book’s subject matter: This is what is being written about and explained in the book you are reading. If you want to read a book on Astronomy, you should know that the books explains the Sun, Moon, Stars and Planets, hence the book’s subject matter is about the bodies found in Outerspace.
To understand the Titles, Subtitles, Headings and Subheadings contained in the book: They help readers to know more of what is being explained of the books subject matter hence if you are reading a book about Astronomy and you find the heading THE MOON, a reader should understand that the moon is being explained about in a certain chapter or paragraph.
To read the book’s introduction: It is very important for readers to read the book’s introduction. It is usually written on one of the front pages of the book.It is an introduction of the book to readers by the author. The introduction does help readers to understand what the author was writting about so it’s important to read it.
Time devotion: Finally, Readers should devote their time, attention and thoughts to read the book they are reading. It is very important for readers so that the may Understand what they are reading. One cannot read a book effectively while holding a book in one hand and holding a baby in the other. The reader’s attention and time will be divided between the two.
What is studying a book?
In order to study books effectively, one has to understand what the process is all about. Studying books involves the following three steps.
1. To read the book one is studying.
2. To understand whatever is being read.
3. To actually study the book.
To read a book is the ability to look at what is on the pages and to understand what is written or printed on it. To understand what one is reading in a book is to have the ability to know the meaning of what is bieng explained. To study the book is to devote your time, attention and thoughts to read and understand the contents of the book.
The above steps are what readers of books should apply to read effectively
Because people are different, People study books for different reasons.The main reason why people study books is to acquire the vast amounts of knowledge that they contain, For instance, How much can a person learn from any Encyclopaedia?