July 22, 2011 | In: Articles

Literacy Benefits of Audio Books for Kids

Kids find audio books more interesting than a physical book. One of the best things about listening to audio books is that kids learn the correct pronunciation of the word and the expression. There are so many literacy benefits of audio books for kids that more and more schools are using them to help kids learn.

Listening to an audio book, kids see how words can come alive in an expressive way and help them focus deeply on the sounds. Audio books also help children to become an ideal listener. There are plenty of books with amazing sound effects, multiple narrators and music that motivate and create a funny environment for kids.

With audio books, children can develop a sense of understanding of the language and narrative structure. These books help kids to grasp the rich and different ways on the meanings of the language. Hearing the book read by different narrators or readers could help children learn the different styles of reading. Audio books help in developing children’s imagination if they do not have accompanying books. A better vocabulary and understanding of words and their meanings could be achieved when listening to audio books. Moreover, with audio books, children can develop their discussion and social skills and encourage them to read.

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