ON LANGUAGE USEAgr: Agreement (subject-verb agreement; adjective-noun agreement etc)• Having your photocopies, books, and handouts organized allow you to find what you need easily.• This is very useful to bear in mind which is the main topics that are being discussed .
Art: Article• …since these are the “tools” that will allow you to work as student .• To begin with, it is important to process the information.
Exp: Expression• Perhaps, the problem is the wrong way that they have for study .• In order to develop your mind’s potential to its full extent, here are some useful tips for you to put into practice.• Every student studies in a special way, but it is good to have a set of general procedures to become a successful learner.• When we summarize, we create a new piece of text with our ideas and connections that we find after reading the whole text.
Prep: Preposition• Setting goals is an important and efficient way to concentrate because it involves motivation and success on studies.• When you study at home, you can look up new words on the dictionary• …because we know the vocabulary and the main points in which the text is based on .
Pu: Punctuation• In order to be successful when studying you should put into practice different techniques.• You do not need to memorize entire articles, just by thinking about a word you will be able to remember a whole idea.
Ref: Reference• Are you one of those college students who do not know if you are studying in the right way?• …if a college student wants to pass an exam, he should take good notes in class and join a study group.
Sp: Spelling• Broadly speaking, commitment, consistency, and critical thinking are the pilars of successful learningSty: Style (register, wordiness etc)• They can’t express themselves as a normal person, but they make sure to make you know how much they appreciate your work and how much they love you.
Syn: Syntax (missing element, double subject, word order, other structural problems)• This means to do some homework and to study at home .• Why is so difficult for them to pass final exams ?• For example, finish reading the first chapter on the handout for Monday, study relative clauses on Thursday, etc.• Since you cannot be awake a lot of hours, you have to take care of your health, make sure you rest and you will notice you can study in a more comfortable way .• For many students distributing efficiently their time for studying is a roadblock to success.• As a result, you will face studying in a more relaxed and enjoyable way as well as you live up to your academic potential.• Would not you prefer going out with friends , listening to music, reading an interesting book or doing what you like instead of spending hours studying?
Trans. S.: Transition signal• For one thing , it is always advisable to attend lectures and, most importantly, make the most of them.• To continue with , studying requires a schedule.
V: Verb form (tenses, patterns, voice, etc.)• Do you know that 48% of college students do not end their programmes?• In conclusion, after careful consideration of all these facts, readers will surely agreed that...
Voc: Vocabulary (word choice –wrong word/better word–, collocations, word form)• …and you have to be insured that your study area has good lighting, ventilation, a comfortable chair and a desk to spread out your materials.• And, like physical exercise, it is a dairy work that demands both patience and effort.• You also need to have all the necessary materials, such as books, handouts and scholar supplies,…• A research made by the National University of Córdoba…
ON CONTENT AND ORGANIZATION( ): Irrelevant/unnecessary words/ideas• While you are in class, interaction with your classmates and teacher and participation in class activities enable you to…
: Good point or idea• All in all, bear in mind these three steps when studying theoretical subjects: use a highlighter, write a summary, and draw charts .
?: Unclear/not fully developed ideas• To learn the theoretical content of a course, students should summarize the information, make charts, and/ or analyze some texts (e.g. novels, short stories, articles, etc.) following the criteria of literary or linguistic theories.• Studying at college is a really difficult task for all people who want to become successful in life,…
CS: Concluding sentence• In conclusion, university requires an enormous effort; therefore, keeping yourself organized and setting a timetable are two useful methods you can apply to study successfully .• In conclusion, by listening to your teacher in class, identifying key concepts and memorizing them, you will achieve successful results in your exams .(these were actually concluding paragraphs)
Dev: Development (supporting sentences, supporting details, logical development of ideas, relationship of ideas not clearly stated)• Finally, having a group of friends to study with guarantees you will take profit of your group’s abilities and knowledge, so that you can learn those things you do not understand on your own. By contrast, you should not spend your time chatting or doing nothing with them because you will start getting behind, having big problems at college and getting bad marks in your exams.
TS: Topic sentence (includes also controlling ideas –missing or wrongly stated)• To take notes, be good at listening in class, using acronymic sentences to remember information and study actively are the most important methods to take into account when studying.• The studying process begins during lessons. It is much easier to read a text at home if you already have an idea of what it says.
ThS (Thesis Statement)• In this paper I want to mention some advice for all students in order to study successfully .