Reading aloud has a wonderful effect, not only for the reader but for anyone listening. Starting at an early age, being read to, as well as reading openly to others, can have a profound influence on improving language skills, grammar, and relationships.
Reading out loud, in a group, has long been a communal form of entertainment that nurtures relationships, along with learning. This was particularly true before TV and radio existed. Therefore, reading aloud continues to be considered a lovely way to enrich relationships beyond just that of a child and adult.
To get Carol's full thoughts on this exciting topic, read the full article at Guardian Liberty Voice.