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Keep your book bag organized. Donít just dump papers into your book bag as your school day goes on. Have a separate folder for each class in which you can keep handouts and homework assignments.

 
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Thinking about learning Spanish? These tips will help you on your way to Spanish proficiency. First of all, be patient. Don't expect to learn Spanish too quickly. Second, if possible, learn Spanish abroad. You will learn fastest when exposed on a regular basis to Spanish in practical situations.  
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Free teaching tip Try to leave a few minutes at the end of class for students to review their written notes and ask questions. During this time, students can also compare their ... Another free teaching tip An eponym is word that is derived from the name of a person. The person can be real or fictional. Have your students take the quiz that follows. Each item provides a clue about the person and definition of the word. For each item, students must ident ...
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Free Study Tip I prefer to study after midnight. I speak with loud voice teaching myself and walking. If I just sit, I won't study, so I keep moving here and there and nobody disturbs me.
 
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Student, 2007
Dharan, Saudi Arabia
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A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors When studying, don't look at what you know when you begin. Start with what you know you would fail at. When you get better at these, add in what you knew at the start. It helps to chew flavored gum when studying, and when a test comes along, chew on that same flavor.
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