How To Improve English For Bank Exams Without Getting Bored (4 Interesting Ways Discussed)


Many will ask you to read a boring newspaper from first page to last page or stand before mirror and speak to yourself to improve English. But those are super boring techniques, which many will STOP after few days.

Below are 4 really interesting ways that are not going to bore you. Read on…

1. Watch English News Channel Programs ONLY Between 8 PM and 11 PM (But Why? Read On…)

Many will advice you to watch English news channels. But watching any news channel at random time will bore you!

But if you choose only interesting programs, you will create an enjoyable habit. This will not only improve your English but help you to update your general knowledge….

But how to know which programs are interesting? Here is the answer…

Every channel broadcasts its most popular show during prime time. Prime time is between 8 PM and 11 PM. Millions of people watch these programs on a daily basis only because these are really interesting. Hence, you can choose 1 or 2 programs in this time slot to watch regularly.

For your reference, below are 3 popular prime time news shows in Indian televisions (at 9 pm)
“The Newshour debate” on Times Now

“India At 9” on CNN IBN

“The Buck Stops Here” on NDTV 24X7

If you are unable to find time to watch TV, you can watch the same news programs on Youtube or official websites. Nowadays, every news channel regularly publishes its programs in their youtube channels or official websites.

Below are links to Youtube channels of 5 popular news channels

Channel Name Youtube Channel Official Website Link
Times Now
NDTV 24×7
News 9
India Today Television

2. Watch Interviews Of Role Models And Inspirational Personalities (like APJ Abdul Kalam, Sachin Tendulkar, etc.)

Another interesting way to improve your English is to watch interviews of your role models. This will not only help you to improve your English, but will also be motivating and inspiring.

To do this, just to to Youtube and type “Interviews of [personality name]” in the search box. You will get a full list of interviews. Closely observe the words, sentences and pronunciation. For example to get a list of interviews of Sachin Tendulkar, just type “Interviews of Sachin Tendulkar”….

3. Watch English Movies With Subtitles

Watching movies is a really interesting way to improve your English. But you may find it difficult to recognize the words and their meanings. To overcome this, always watch only with subtitles and clear audio. Almost all popular movie channels like HBO, Star Movies etc broadcast movies with subtitles.

But what if you do not know meanings of words spoken?

You can note down these words and check their meanings later on dictionary websites like . In this website, you will also find additional information like example sentences. You can remember a word easily if you learn its meaning along with an example.

But, many will not find sufficient time to check the meanings at a later time. In that case, you can install a dictionary app in your mobile and check the meaning side-by-side while watching the movie.

Few popular dictionary apps to install in your mobile are

4. Read Only Interesting Newspaper Sections In First 2 And Last 2 Pages

You know that reading newspapers is a great habit. But, you also know it is too very boring to read each and every section or even the full first page. It is a painful experience if you read a section if you have no interest in.

But how to read a newspaper so that it is not boring?

Usually, newspapers publish the most important and interesting news items in first 2 and last 2 pages. This is why, you find important political news in first 2 pages and sports news in last 2 pages. Reading these interesting sections will easily become a long term habit.

More Interesting Ways To Improve English For Your Next Bank Exam…

Apart from the 4 ways discussed above, there are more ways like reading comic novels, story books etc.

Which of the above techniques is very interesting to you? Leave your comment below. (If you know any other interesting way, you can say that in comment, as it will help others).

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