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How do you learn best?

Postby TalkingPoint » Sun May 23, 2004 12:42 am

How do you learn best?

Do you learn best when the teacher explains something to you? Do you like doing listening exercises in class? Do you find it easier to learn when you draw pictures or diagrams to help you? Different people have different styles of learning. What's your style? What makes it easy for you to learn?

Do you agree that having flexibility in your learning styles is more important than knowing what your preferred learning style is?
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Postby Ms.A.Z » Mon May 24, 2004 12:37 pm

hello

i am a college student..for me that best way to learn is to read the chapter(s) before the class so at least i can understand or know what my teacher is talking about..once the class is over i read the chapter(s) again and if i have any Qs i write little note and ask my teachers later.. i cant concentrate on every thing my teacehrs says.in class some times i feel sleepy...
yaa i think drawing pictures or diagrams makes the things easier to understand......or making notes etc.

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Postby Arale » Wed Aug 11, 2004 12:24 pm

How to learn best ?
It is not a new question but still leaves many troublesomes. Each person has their own method to learn most effectively .
Some students are very hardworking while others are not .Each method needs be suitble with a student's condition such as heath ,ability ,creation or telent ...
As for me I would like to learn by inspiration . I think we need find the desire of studying .Every subject has its own interest and they bring us a viewpoint of life .
I really liked math when I was a pupil . And how wonderful to be lived in figures . I found many interesting things in math's world .
To sum up , desire of studying or learning by inspiration helps us not learn to get high marks but learn to discover the real world !!!

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Postby Pirate » Thu Nov 18, 2004 4:43 pm

Group working always helps me in learning.

In class, I like teachers who ask from the beginning to end!

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Postby Arale » Sun Nov 21, 2004 5:38 am

Yes, working in group is the most popular and effective method in teaching nowadays. All countries in the world are using or tending to apply this method. Group working helps students develope their study quickly as well as communication skill. It is more suitable for teaching foreign languages.

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Postby iris198783 » Sat Dec 11, 2004 12:52 pm

As i am a high school student studying science, my method to learn best is simply understand the knowledges fully. U may find my words sound silly,everybody knows it! However, in studying science, some people may think that they have know all the syllabus well,actually, they may have a misconception.One way to check if you have any misconception is to do some follow-up exercises after learning a new concept. It really helps a lot.

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Postby paradise » Sat Dec 18, 2004 8:08 pm

The best way i used in my study is to summaries and put the main ideas in points .
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Postby storm_silent » Fri Feb 04, 2005 5:24 pm

i like to read the lesson before the class to have an idea about twhat the teacher is going to talk about ,,, then i love the teacher who keep asking till he reach the pointthat he want to explain ,,,

and at home,, i love studying with music ,,, it makes me feel much relax
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Postby gill » Sat Feb 05, 2005 7:59 am

i prefer learning by myself. you know, i dont have good experiences with english teachers. every simple one i saw was unable to teach us anything. so, i started to learn by myself, and im best from our class now. (god bless sites like this. youre very helpful, you know? :wink: )
HE wants us to memorize all the texts in the book. so im ignoring what HE is saying, and as i said im learning all by myself. coo coo cachoo i wont get better mark than B :wink:
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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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Re: How do you learn best?

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
Thank you :lol: [/size]

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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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