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Postby Honey » Wed Feb 09, 2005 5:13 pm

Hi!

I'm terrible for taking notes; I catch things better if I listen carefully. I take very simple notes in class... :D

Graphics also help me when learning, as well as listening. Subtitles also help me a lot, and I've just started using the dictionary in the best way: not only appealing to the first definition, but looking for more possibilities to increase the vocabulary and expressions I learn. In general, self-learning is my choice... I seldom prefer group work... our culture for cooperative learning :oops: is not the best yet! :mrgreen:

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Re: How do you learn best?

Postby Guest » Wed Feb 09, 2005 7:51 pm

TP wrote:Do you agree that having flexibility in your learning styles is more important than knowing what your preferred learning style is?

Asolutely! It's because for each class I have different style of studying. For biology and other subjects, which require a lot of memorization I would do index cards to sum up the required information that I need to know. Then I would check them whenever I have time. For problem solving subjects such as Chemistry, Math, Physics, etc. I would do the required problems plus the problems that are left out in the book. Then I would redo or check my problems to see how I did. Moreover, I would bring my recorder to class so I could record the subject that I need to review it later. And for whatever subject that needs to have study group, I would do that. It's always better to study with other people because they might know something that I've missed in the class.
Overall, flexibility in learning styles is good. It won't limit yourself to one style for all subjects.

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Postby Honey » Thu Feb 10, 2005 4:44 am

simplyblessedwithlove wrote:Overall, flexibility in learning styles is good. It won't limit yourself to one style for all subjects.

I totally agree! There are learners who even apply a kind of "eclectic" style to learn. To adopt a style, it's important to bear in mind your needs, possibilities and likes! :D

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Postby kunnii » Tue Feb 15, 2005 1:34 pm

I often lent books from my friends or library.It reminds me to reading as soon as possible.and then gave them back. :P and i love make friends with English speaker.From the classes,i love to make some notes.It's good for me.
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Good topic

Postby Yasmina » Thu Mar 17, 2005 8:04 am

Hi all,[size=18]
We are here in the middle east have an old fashion of education
so we can't choose the way.But there are many teachers like you ask and make conversation so We can listen and be attention.But for me now I try to listen but it is so hard specialy in english.Can you give me advice?Please
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Postby Honey » Sat Mar 19, 2005 11:13 pm

Well... Sometimes, that "old fashion" way to study comes to be the most successful, don't you think so?

Why is it that tradiotional learning is like hell, when most of our masters learnt like that? :D

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Postby Rodrigo Klassen » Tue Mar 22, 2005 12:20 am

in my opinion, it's necessary to learn using intersting ways to always keep my atention. when the study become boring, nobody gets to learn.

i like using internet to pratice my english, watch movies to hear the pronunce and new expressions etc
there's no space here to write everything i wanted

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Postby crazyoddygal » Thu Mar 24, 2005 1:57 pm

i don't know the exact way to learn effectively. i just learn when i really want to, and learn when it's extremely necessary (the exams are coming for instance). i know it's amateur, but up to now i can manage quite well w/ that crazy way :P
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Postby Ananda » Mon Apr 04, 2005 1:39 pm

well..i think the best way to learn is working in groups.
Because if you don't know something you have help from diferent people and you'll always learning new things... ;)

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Postby Dream » Fri Apr 15, 2005 10:53 am

As for me, I prefer using different styles of learning. I like working in group, but sometimes it's neccessary to study by myself, sometimes it's easier to learn smth. with pictures and sometimes it looks boring... So, to my mind, flexibility is neccessary in my learning and when teacher makes his lessons in one style I try to vary it by myself :roll:
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Postby authorityquery » Fri Apr 15, 2005 4:42 pm

I think you learn in group or learn yourself, the important thing's you have to know what you need, and you should learn what you need ,don't try learn everything because knowledge's endless.
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Postby CityYoung » Thu Dec 22, 2005 11:43 pm

I like to sit in front of class . and be the first one teacher look at him when he explain somthing . and I like to write notes . but I dislike study group beacuse I think it is not useful for tow things . First some students are very lazy and they don't know any thing about class . Second , when you dscuss something with your teacher will you learne more and more then other .
this is my idea :D

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Postby Quala » Sun Dec 25, 2005 1:39 pm

crazyoddygal wrote:i don't know the exact way to learn effectively. i just learn when i really want to, and learn when it's extremely necessary (the exams are coming for instance). :P


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Postby Yasmina » Mon Dec 26, 2005 12:45 pm

Dear reader
Thank you for send me to be in your topic it is nice one but I think if any one wants to learn best frist of all he has to decide and search where is the power inside himself to learn want he realy likes to learn not to waste his time.
thank you and send again.

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Postby Pearla » Thu Dec 29, 2005 8:09 pm

i learn by myself and i like to learn in group and by asking someone to explain to me. so flexibility is important to me in learning.

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Postby Shazzam » Thu Jan 05, 2006 3:13 am

I learn best by listening, watching and having a go for it myself. I'm not great with diagrams I must admit, I find it easier to have a go at something myself and then if I make a mistake ask for help (to try and understand better).

In my country we have a long standing joke as most people here will buy something (electrical etc) and will always try and set it up first without reading the instructions, they only refer to the instructions if they make a mistake. :lol: :lol:

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Postby CityYoung » Tue Jan 10, 2006 9:18 pm

study with group is the best way to learn more and more . maybe you forget soeme quistion or be shy to ask kind of quistion and another aasked it .

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Postby shokin » Tue Jan 10, 2006 10:19 pm

Many people lose time by thinking too much time how to act.

Manage the traffic of informations, in order not to be taken by them, by time.

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Postby Yen » Thu Jan 12, 2006 7:50 am

I think the best way is you make a flashcards . It mean one side you write a question and another side you write a answer or play game with your friends. One ask and one answer or one read a word and one try to define, like this- it is not boring and help each other to understand what they don't know.This method is very useful for me. :wink:

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Postby ahmedtaha » Sat Jan 14, 2006 11:55 am

in may own point of view, i think disccusion may be very useful and precious in cocentraring the topics, and give the students a chance to think and help mintal creation,
so, why do we like to sharte kinda post?? beacuse it gives us apush to think and wite and have an idea in defernt topics

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Postby mirage » Wed Feb 01, 2006 3:08 pm

I am a collague student.So, our studies is very difficult most of the time.
however,I study regularly in order not to have difficulty with my mass program.

The study tecniques may vary from one student to another.

I think one of the most useful tecniques is being autonomous learners.Only the learner can be responsible for his/her learning.

Controlled or guided activities may be beneficial from time to time to learn.On the other hand,if you want to be creative and efficient ,you should be free while studying :)


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