HOW TO MAXIMIZE YOUR TIME AND STUDY EFFICIENTLY OVER XMAS!

LC Christmas 2013 revision tips

These tips are to help you to get the most out of your time over the festive season! Remember to follow us on Facebook (Essential French),Twitter @PetitTweetCork and on Vine EFerVines for regular tips and tricks!

Twenty minutes daily + listening work: (10 minutes)            Total: 30 minutes

Twenty minutes daily: pupils to do 1 + 2 + 3 below  along with 10 mins listening practice.

To do listening work: see study pack guidelines from September

1 To perfect comprehensions and listening

· 5 minutes ® vocabulary pack pages 1-4

Pick a page or pick a column

Or    

· 5 minutes ® reading-comp. / listening vocab lists

Pick a page or pick a column

NB: Alternate packs each day

2. To perfect written  (if done orally, this will  perfect oral work too!)

· 5 minutes     – essay padding

  • Use English sheet (given to you in class 1). Write out the French on a separate page.
  • Check against essay padding card
  • Highlight errors made on the card itself

Or 

  • 5 minutes – blue tenses card
  • Write out front and back of card on a page                                       
  • Check against your card

NB Alternate between padding and tenses card each day

3 To perfect written

  • 10 minutes             diary pack  – 1 section      
  • revise for 5 minutes
  • use English sheet + write out the Frenc
  • circle errors made on the diary pack itself

Or  

  • 10 minutes ® sentence composition
  •  revise 1 page only for 5 minute
  • then try to write out as many as you ca
  • check the answers on the sentence composition car
  • circle errors made on the card itself

Or

  • 10 minutes – must haves revision
  •  revise for 5 minutes
  •  use rap we learned + write out the French
  •  circle errors made in the pack

NB: Alternate the 3 areas each day

Weekend work: Try some of the extra grammar classes worksheets and leave them at reception for correction. See SOS kit for worksheets.

Oral: see study pack for guidelines. Rewriting oral notes is not study so it can be done in front of TV / during spare time on week-ends.

Reading comprehension: Try one in exam conditions and leave at reception for correction. (time limit: 30 minutes). Do not use a dictionary. Do not choose a reading comprehension. Open the papers and do one. All available on SOS ki

Now for some festive cheer before we show you a sample study timetable!

 

 

SAMPLE STUDY TIMETABLE :

DAY 1 :

Vocab pack            +  Green Card revision                     + listening practice

DAY 2:

Do a reading comp in exam conditions  + listening practice

DAY 3 :

Vocab pack           + diary pack revision                        + listening practice

DAY 4 :

Oral revision – pick a part of a pack and practice         + listening practice

DAY 5 :

Do A worksheet from the SOS kit (use your EF material to help you complete the exercises) + listening practice

These can be returned to reception for correction

Or

Redo an extra class worksheet and check your answer against those given in class

DAY 5 :

Vocab pack ……… + must-have revision                 + listening practice

Repeat Day 1-5 again

 

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