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Vocabulary - Why are words important? ๐Ÿค” ๐Ÿ’ก

Updated: Nov 16, 2022

Why is vocabulary important in English? Here are 4 reasons why it is important to study, know and learn as many words as you can.

1- Communicating better ๐Ÿ˜€.

It is โ— important โ— to have a large โฌ†๏ธ vocabulary because it allows you to tell people what you mean, and express ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ your thoughts ๐Ÿค”.

Example: If you go to a doctor ๐Ÿฉบ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ and you have to tell him where it hurts ๐Ÿ˜ญ, you can speak about different body parts ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ‘‚๐Ÿผ ๐Ÿ‘๏ธ ๐Ÿฆต๐Ÿ‘ƒ and he will be able to understand.

2- Successful in School and University ๐Ÿ˜€.

It is โ— important โ— to study ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿซ and know as many words as you can because it builds language development. Children ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ who have a larger โฌ†๏ธ vocabulary are better thinkers ๐Ÿ’ญ, and this also boosts confidence. Example: If you know a large number of words, you have a higher โฌ†๏ธ chance of being successful โž•๐Ÿ˜Š in academics ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿซ.

3- Finding work๐Ÿ˜€.

If you have a higher โฌ†๏ธ vocabulary ๐Ÿง  and know more words, this will lead to job-related success โž•๐Ÿ˜Š. The higher your vocabulary the better your communication ๐Ÿ“ณ skills will be.

Example: If you want to apply for a job and you can speak ๐ŸŽค to the manager or boss ๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿ’ผ using a wide range of language to express ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ yourself, this could lead to a more successful โž•๐Ÿ˜Š interview and job.

4- Improves writing and reading ๐Ÿ˜€.

If you have a good vocabulary, it will help you write more successfully โž•๐Ÿ˜Š. The more words you study and know the better your writing โœ๏ธ skills will be. Studies have also shown that all children ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ need to understand a minimum of 98% of words, to understand what they are reading ๐Ÿ“š.

Example: Studying words and improving โž•๐Ÿ˜Š โฌ†๏ธ your vocabulary will also help you to understand novels and schoolbooks ๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ““ which you have to read for tests ๐Ÿ’ฏโœ’๏ธ.

Letโ€™s learn ๐Ÿ“š some fun ๐Ÿ’ƒ โ€˜body partsโ€™ ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ‘‚๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๏ธ ๐Ÿฆต๐Ÿ‘ƒ and vocabulary together ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ง:

Body Parts:

1 - This is myโ€ฆโ“ neck.

2 - This is myโ€ฆโ“ elbow.

3 - These are myโ€ฆโ“ fingers.

4 - This is myโ€ฆโ“ stomach.

5 - This is myโ€ฆโ“ knee.

6 - These are myโ€ฆโ“ toes.

Let's practise ๐Ÿ—ฃ:

What new vocabulary did you learn this week? Comment below and let us know what you have learnt!


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