What's your learning style?
Everyone has a different style of learning, and if you know how you learn, it’s easier to tailor your revision to prepare for your exams. So, have a go at the quiz below to discover your learning style.
1. Would you rather listen to class lectures, or read over your notes?
A. I definitely prefer hearing my lecturer explain things.
B. I need to see the words in front of me to remember things.
C. Neither. I learn by doing.
D. Both. I need to listen to the lecturer and then read over my notes to remember things.
2. How easily can you memorise dance moves?
A. Fairly easily. I use the music to help me memorise the steps.
B. I need to write down all the steps in order to memorise them.
C. Very easily. I only have to run through the routine a couple of times.
D. Not very easily and it takes me a while.
3. Can you remember the exact lyrics to songs?
A. Of course! I know the words to every song when I’m out with my friends.
B. I can after watching a lyric video. It helps to see the words in front of me.
C. I remember them better when I’m dancing to the song.
D. No, I can’t.
4. How organised are your notes after a lecture?
A. I don’t take notes because I prefer to listen in a lecture.
B. Mine are always in order.
C. Mine are a bit of a mess.
D. I only take notes after doing something interactive or physical.
5. Where do you learn best?
A. In a big class listening to a lecturer.
B. Somewhere quiet like the library where I can sit and read over my notes.
C. Outside of the lecture when I’m on a trip and actually experiencing something.
D. With a group of friends.
6. Do you use charts and graphs to help you revise?
A. I don’t really like them because I usually need someone to explain them to me.
B. Yes. I really like to see information mapped out.
C. No. I don’t really understand things when they’re displayed like that.
D. I only use them when I’m revising with friends and we’re discussing them.
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