A haiku a day keeps your English in play
Just like fitness, keeping moving on a daily basis is key to making progress.
So, when you’re stuck in traffic or waiting in line at the supermarket, try juggling words by composing a haiku.
The English adaptation of the Japanese poem consists of 3 lines of 5-7-5 syllables.
Manipulating words within these limits helps pronunciation as it reminds you about syllables and word stress. It activates vocabulary you seldom use, making it more likely these words and expressions will come to mind more quickly another time. It’s also fun.
Go short and simple
To snowball your professional
English every day
Now it’s your turn to try composing a haiku.
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© Christina Wielgolawski