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Try to apply information you must remember. For example, if you are trying to remember the meanings of some of your vocabulary words, use the words in your speaking and writing as often as possible.

 
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Essay Direction Words

 
Most essay test items are presented as a statement that includes a direction word. The direction word tells you what you should do when you write your response to the item. Here are the direction words that are most frequently used by teachers when they write essay test items. The meaning of each direction word is provided and is followed by an example of an essay test item that uses the direction word.  
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Good Listening in Class

 
It is important to be a good listener in class. Most of what you will have to learn is presented verbally by your teachers. Good listening in class is a cognitive act that requires you to pay attention and mentally process what the teacher says. Here are some things to do to be a good listener in class.
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Free Study Tip Always concentrate on the difficult part of the study material first, as solving it correctly boosts one's confidence. Plan and schedule your work to make your life much easier.
 
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