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donderdag 8 oktober 2015

Study Tips

The summer holidays are a thing of the past, school’s back in full swing. Would you like to know how to study smarter instead of longer? Watch the video and learn which study tips and tricks actually work scientifically, and can help you get those perfect grades.

First read the following words and their definitions.
  • small short chunks -> little pieces of a larger whole
  • cramming -> preparing for a test, exam, etc., by trying to learn a lot of information in a short time
  • as opposed to -> used to refer to something that is different from what has just been mentioned
  • all-nighter -> a night during which someone works on something instead of sleeping (He pulled an all-nighter [=he stayed up all night] to study for the exam.)
  • prolonged -> continuing for a long time
  • nocturnal -> happening at night
  • study sessions -> a period of time that is used specifically to study
  • prime -> prepare [It primes your brain for studying -> It helps your brain to benefit best from your studying efforts.]
  • detrimental -> causing damage or injury
  • flash cards - cards that have words, numbers, or pictures on it and that are used to help students learn about a subject
  • aimlessly -> without a goal or purpose
  • designated -> given a particular purpose
  • fared much better -> achieved much better results, did much better
  • no-brainer -> a decision or choice that is very easy to make and requires very little thought

Now read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

Answer the questions in writing and/or in a group discussion.
  1. What “excellent memory reinforcement tools” does the video mention?

  2. How can you increase your confidence in order to perform better at tests and such?

  3. Where should you be studying?

  4. Make a list of all 9 tips in the video. Summarize the tips in short names of about 3 or 4 words. Choose the 1 tip you think will help you best. Explain your choice.

Did you notice?
According to the video, a recent study has shown that learning with rhythmic background noise can be detrimental to focus. How about the background noise of this video?