â€œI took a Shakespeare course where, on a play exam, the professor made us identify the act from which individual quotes came. I discovered an interesting mnemonic device: I would read Act I in my dorm room, Act II in the cafeteria, Act III in the library, Act IV in the bathroom, and Act V in the park. Then, on the exam, seeing each quote, somehow I was able to remember where I was sitting when I first read it. So all I really had to do was memorize the place where I read each act of the play.â€ Continue reading
When we see babies, we see how their skin so soft and smooth. They are really pretty and so nice. When we see the teenager we can see the change on their skin. Some of the teenagers have acnes and other skin problem but we can see their skin is good and smooth too. Continue reading
When you took the self-assessment at the beginning of this chapter, maybe you checked â€œMy class notes are a mess, so I donâ€™t use them.â€ Perhaps you just throw up your hands in despair and donâ€™t take notes at all. Thatâ€™s a big boo-boo. Continue reading
To summarize, find the most important information and restate it in your own words. Summarize every time you study to help you understand and remember what you read. To be sure you have included all the important details in your summary, make sure it answers these questions: Who? What? When? Where? Why? and How? Continue reading
To skim a text â€¦
1. Preview the text, make predictions, and set a purpose for reading.
2. Run your eyes across the page. Try to read as fast as you can.
3. Focus on the key words, which are nouns and verbs. Continue reading
Here are some of the main purposes you have for reading college-level texts:
a. To learn new information
b. To review notes
c. To confirm a belief
d. To discover opinions
e. To get facts
f. To get instructions Continue reading
Itâ€™s no secret that being a good reader makes your college work easierâ€”especially studying and taking tests. Happily, reading doesnâ€™t have to be a chore. Try each of the following methods for making reading easier and more fun and decide which ones work best for you. Before you read or study, preview by examining the different parts of the text: the cover, table of contents, art (pictures, illustrations, photographs, charts, maps), art captions, subtitles. As you preview, ask yourself these questions: Continue reading
Have you ever used these excuses to get out of doing your schoolwork?
1. â€œIâ€™m just not smart enough to pass this class.â€
2. â€œThe professor isnâ€™t any good, so Iâ€™ll never be able to learn.â€ Continue reading
Today a lot of people have difficulty to fulfill their needs. The increasing of prices that happens continuously makes many people try to get additional income. There are many ways to get additional income. Continue reading