How to TAKE NOTES!

An oldie but a goodie…

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Taking notes is one of the first things you need to learn when you are at University and sadly it doesn’t get taught enough.  Teachers seem to think it is something you will just naturally know how to do, but if you are an ESL student it’s the last thing on your mind when you are trying to master the language.

Firstly I want to mention the word ‘plagiarim’. This has already been talked about on this blog, but I want to briefly mention it again because this is the whole reason why we ‘take notes’, we don’t want to copy word for word what someone else has said or written, so we ‘take notes’. If we copy we are plagiarising and if we are plagiarising we could get fined or even sent to jail, it is against the law!

Note taking is simply to make…

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