E-books vs. Paper books

Published 10th May 2016
post thumbnail

The way you read has an impact on your physical and mental health. Nowadays, with the technology in our hands, e-books have become a popular way of reading and have replaced, somehow, the old-fashioned paper books. I will mention in this article some advantages and disadvantages of both e-books and paper books.

E-BOOKS

  • E-books can be read anywhere on anything.

It is now really easy to carry your own library in your pocket. No more heavy bags, back pain, lost books and waiting days to get your books or only having a certain amount of time to read them and return them to the library on time.

  • Expensive reading

E-books can cost too much and it is not affordable for everyone. The cost is divided into acquiring the device and getting the books you want. Not everyone has the money to get an electronic device and much less to pay for books to read as well. In this case, it’s so much easier to borrow books in the library.

PAPER BOOKS

  • Restful sleep

Using laptops or phones late at night can mean you don’t get a good night’s sleep. Reading an old-fashioned book can actually help you sleep better. It can clear your mind and it doesn’t affect your vision with a bright light from the pages of the book, which can happen with some e-readers. Putting away your electronic devices and focusing on a paper book creates singularity in focus.

  • Heavy reading

There are some 6,000-pages books that are extremely heavy. Sometimes it is difficult to carry more than one book at a time. Those people who travel a lot and want to read have previously had to deal with the difficulty of transporting one or more books.

In conclusion, and based on my point of view, reading an old-fashioned paper book may seem out of style or impractical, but you shouldn’t underestimate the sensation of holding a physical book in your hands.

 

disney-institute-lingua-translations 178 × 75
amazon-lingua-translations 120 × 28
procter-gamble - Lingua Translations 114 × 92
london-partners-lingua-translations 154 × 101
Swansea City | Lingua Translations 154 x 146
Man City | Lingua Translations 154 × 154
FC_Barcelona_(crest) 154 × 156
Star_Wars_Logo.svg_-1 1280 × 773
FiFA | lingua Translations 154 × 86
The-Score 232x120
M & S 271 × 186
Walmart-Lingua Translations 232 × 65
Welsh Government & Lingua Translations 400 × 400
Costco & Lingua Translations 232 × 155

 

TUI-Group Testimonial 205 × 46 EN

Ian Chapman – Director of Holiday Experience –

“Lingua Translations provides instant multi-lingual options for TUI’s 24/7 Holidayline, so 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year TUI’s customers are connected to an interpreter instantaneously. This service is designed to help holidaymakers who find themselves in difficulty and require non-English language assistance.

The service offered by Lingua Translations provides us with instant translation for every destination we travel to, and has proved invaluable.”

Roland Garros 2018- Useful Vocab!

The French open 2018 Roland Garros is almost here!     On the 21st May, some of the best will take to the clay courts to compete for the French Grand Slam title. Now, when it comes to clay, we’re always going to think it will be Rafael Nadal, but this year, who knows! Could …

Read More

FIFA World Cup 2018 – Russia

FIFA World Cup 2018 The domestic football season has ended we now know our national champions for the year. Next up are the finals of the Champions League and some domestic tournaments. This can only mean 1 thing now – the internationals are approaching! The FIFA world cup is 1 month away! Every 4 years …

Read More
Get a quote today