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  • Study skills workshop Anna Calvi Associate lecturer L195
  • Aims
    • To discuss issues and concerns regarding foreign language learning
    • To discuss language learning strategies
    • To find your learning style
    • To think of ways in which you can make the most of resources
    • To learn how to organize your study time
  • Learning how to learn
    • Set yourself a goal
    • Monitor your progress
    • Reflect on your learning
    • Talk with other students about your learning strategies
    • Ask for help when you need it
    • Meet with other students and practise together
    • Learn actively
  • Learning new vocabulary
    • Decide on your purpose
    • Categorize your vocabulary
    • Put each new word in a sentence
    • Use the new words in your messages
    • Add any new words in the online glossary
    • Look out for similarities between languages
  • What we remember
    • Research shows that as learners we take in:
    • 10% of what we read
    • 20 % of what we hear
    • 30 % of what we see
    • 50 % of what we see and hear
    • 70 % of what we ourselves say
    • 90 % of what we ourselves do
  • Practice makes perfect
    • meet with other students in Lyceum
    • use the forum
    • write in your blog
    • read Italian newspapers
    • watch Italian TV
    • listen to Italian songs
    • … and sing
  • How would you use a catalogue to improve your Italian?
    • Find all the words that start with ‘d’
    • Find all the things you would need for a holiday in Sardegna
    • Cut ten pictures and descriptions. Mix them and then match them again
    • 1 - Click on Blog from the L195 website, this will take to the 'MovableType' site, it will ask you for a username and password. The username is your initials plus 2-4 numbers (same as the one you use to login to Student Home). For the password you need your PI (personal identifier) usually a letter followed by 7 numbers. Once you're in you can change the password. You shold now be able to create you Blog.
    • Once your Blog is ready you need to list it in the 'Blog Directory'. You do this by clicking on 'Add a new entry'. In the 'Concept' box type: surname, comma, first name (this helps to give the blogs some sort of order). In the big box called 'Definition' you need to put your blog's address, this always starts: followed by your username (for example mine is: )
  • The computing helpdesk
    • Tel : 01908 653972
    • The helpdesk is open between the 09:00 and 22:30, 7 days a week