How to become a more effective learner
Look at these ways of studying and learning. Tick ? the methods you currently use.
Put an asterisk * next to methods you'd like to use in the future.
Ways of studying 1 Ask your teacher questions when you don't
2 Keep a vocabulary notebook and write example
sentences, phonetics, and translations in it. 3 Write new words on a flash-card - English on
one side, your language on the other. Learn
three every day.
4 Put lists of English words on your bedroom wall
– use headings, e.g. ‘jobs’. ‘food’.
5 Regularly ask yourself 'How would I say that in
6 Regularly review your vocabulary notebook and
7 Review the grammar from the last lesson
before the next lesson.
8 Listen to the radio/music in English. 9 Read English graded readers. 10 Read websites/magazines/newspapers in
11 Practise English with other people via email or
12 Keep a journal in English. 13 Write something in English everyday - e.g. your
response to a newspaper article, or web-story. 14 Talk to other students in English outside of
15 Use your MultiROM to learn and revise. 16 Buy a grammar practice book. 17 Use an English-English dictionary. 18 If possible, take a holiday in an
19 Share your tips on how to study effectively with