STUDY TIPS

At home

Review:

Go over your day’s work

Do your homework – after corrections do it again!

Make vocabulary lists – don’t forget pronunciation!

Speaking

Talk to your homestay family or share house mates

Go shopping, Woolies, the chemist, yoga class, art gallery and speak to the locals

Make a friend from another country and chat over coffee

Writing

Keep a diary in English – give it to your teacher once a week

Write e mails, facebook posts and text messages in English

Write a blog, weblog for your friends and family back home

Listening

Watch English language DVDs

Watch TV – especially comedies and soap operas: The Simpsons, ABC 2, Friends!

Listen to a podcast

http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts

http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en

http://www.abc.net.au/services/podcasting 

Reading

Read English readers – you can borrow them from the school

Read the newspaper, The Northern Star or the Echo

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