Language Study Skills

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Study Skills - Questions and Answers
Use our very own discussion forum dedicated to answering your questions about how you can improve your English.

Taking Control of English
Tips on how you can speak and communicate better in English. How can I express myself better in English? How can I listen to and understand English better? How can I improve?

Going to college as an older student
This article will tell you about benefits and challenges, as well as share some tips for returning students

How-To-Study
Basic skills for doing better in school, presented clearly for easy integration into any student's study habits. Included are reading, listening, and note taking tips.

The UVic Writer's Guide
How to plan, organise and write essays. Includes useful tips on exam essay writing.

Reasoning and Being Rational
Many teachers expect students to be rational, but don't explain what that means. Improve your reasoning. An essay by Rick Garlikov.

Professor Freedman's Study Tips
Test taking and note taking tips with animation

So You Want to Improve Your Study Skills?
A full-length article about getting your grades going in the right direction, including a discussion of "brain foods, " establishing a schedule, and learning some test tricks.

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