Classic English Literature is famous worldwide providing insight into great literary minds like Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, Emily Bronte, Charles Dickens, George Orwell, Lewis Carroll and great short story writers like Edgar Allan Poe. If you are starting a journey to learn English literature, you will need to familiarize yourself with English literature books and well-known authors. You can find easy versions or everyday versions that will make it easier to understand otherwise difficult grammar. Upon reading English literature books, you will certainly improve your grammar, reading skills, spoken English and overall understanding of English literature.
One of the most famous classic authors you will stumble upon in your quest to study English literature is the most popular novelist of the Victorian Era – Charles Dickens. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is a plot turned into both film and television. Lewis Carroll’s ‘Through the looking Glass’, Jane Austen’s ‘Pride & Prejudice,’ George Orwell’s ‘Shooting an Elephant’ are some of the greatest English literature books ever written. You can make it your goal to accomplish reading, learning, and studying these great classics that will help you master the English language quicker and more efficiently.
You can practice oral reading with classical English books. When you listen to yourself read aloud, or record reading aloud, it will improve your pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar. Learning to read out aloud will help you understand the context and comprehension of the English book and benefit the student in achieving their goal of gaining insight into English literature.
Joining a Reading Group is a useful way of learning to read great English classics. A Reading Group usually is made up of people who have a love of reading, so you will get to see and share their enthusiasm and passion for great English literature. You can also go online; join reading discussion boards to engage in conversation and discussions with other readers on the internet. It is an excellent way to make new friends who enjoy reading and learning English literature as much as you.
The grammar and speaking skills used on a daily basis extracted from great English books is best to enhance learning skills. Reading books will help you understand classic literature where you can even join in the discussion with people who speak the language fluently. Edgar Allan Poe’s The Pit and the Pendulum and Call of the Wild by Jack London are two of the greatest short stories found in English literature. Start by reading short stories and move onto great English classics. These short stories are highly suspenseful with a high standard of interest for students of any reading level. It will lead to you acquiring a great love of reading. You can learn grammar and study English with fiction and real life stories.
|To familiarize [tuː fəˈmɪlɪəraɪz]||to record [tuː rɪˈkɔːd]|
|well-known [welnəʊn]||context [ˈkɒntekst]|
|otherwise [ˈʌðəwaɪz]||comprehension [ˌkɒmprɪˈhenʃən]|
|certainly [ˈsɜːtnli]||benefit [ˈbenɪfɪt]|
|to stumble [tuː ˈstʌmbəl]||insight [ˈɪnsaɪt]|
|a novelist [ə ˈnɒvəlɪst]||a passion [ə ˈpæʃən]|
|a carol [ə ˈkærəl]||to board [tuː bɔːd]|
|pride [praɪd]||to engage [tuː ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ]|
|prejudice [ˈpredʒʊdɪs]||fluently [ˈfluːəntli]|
|a goal [ə ɡəʊl]||suspenseful [səʹspensfəl]|
|to accomplish [əˈkʌmplɪʃ]||to acquire [tuː əˈkwaɪə]|
|oral [ˈɔːrəl]||fiction [ˈfɪkʃən]|