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Matthew35
Is there any book can match "Discovery" with the same amount of vacubulary words?

I m recently studying Discovery Channel,,trying to hear it,but I think maybe recite more words would be helpful,,but there are so many words,I have to recite the words that are close to the frequency of words of Discovery.

Discovery are so much related to technology,so I don't know which book or novel are having the closest amount of words that always happens in the Discovery Channel.

Thank so much for your help.

cheers

Jan 18, 2015 5:16 PM
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Try reading Wikipedia articles on the same science and technology topics that interest you.

 

For example, if you see a program about cheetahs, read the Wikipedia article 

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheetah

 

By the way, in Wikipedia, at the left edge of every article you will find a list of corresponding Wikipedia articles in other languages, and you may be able to find a Chinese Wikipedia article on the same topic. They are not usually translations, but they cover the same material.

January 19, 2015

Dear Matthew, why not try a book of “speculative fiction” like “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood, or “The Road” by Cormac McCarthy?  Both are dystopian novels set in the not-to-distant future, and both are great books.  I am sure there are books about technology out there too that you may find interesting, but I have not read any like that to recommend to you.  

 

Good luck with your English study.  My comprehension level in Spanish is not as advanced as your English level, so I am still enjoying books that are children's classics.

 

My best,

Ryan

January 19, 2015

Thank you Dan smith so much,I will try to use that website as you said. I used them before,and they write things with a lot of words,very abundant.

January 20, 2015

I m sorry I should write Ryan, Sorry for that. 

 

 

January 20, 2015

Thank you ryan,I just saw the introduction of books you have told me,it's very great books,and I will try them after a while.They sounds great! I recently watched the about 10-years-old level novels which surprisingly provided me enough most-frequency words,,and I found that the adult-level or teenagers-level are much more easier to read,,I checked some difficult ones yesterday in book store.

 

 

January 20, 2015
Matthew35
Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), English
Learning Language
English