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Passing Your Weak Subjects

You are much better than you think!

By Richard Palmer

Routledge – 2008 – 146 pages

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    June 20th 2008
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Description

Do you have a weak subject you just have to pass?

Ideal for students of any subject, this highly accessible and practical study guide gives you quick and easy strategies to help you make decisive progress in the subjects you find difficult or uninteresting, leaving you free to concentrate on the subjects you love.

Richard Palmer draws on his extensive experience of secondary school teaching to

  • give proven subject-specific advice that will help students from 15-19
  • show you how to understand more about a topic through both online and traditional study
  • help you get to grips with topics you find difficult without cramming you with random facts
  • provide top tips for the essentials to learn and understand on a subject-by-subject basis

The book is organised to take you through the learning process from ‘Facing it’ through to ‘Enjoying it’ – yes, that’s right!

The author’s light-hearted yet authoritative style makes this book really easy to read and his simple and practical advice will enable you to become a confident learner in no time at all.

Contents

Acknowledgements Preface 1. Facing It: The Facts 2. Sorting It: Getting The Mind-Set Right 3. Making It Stick: Top Tips By Subject 4. Exploiting It: Top Tips Commentary 5. Sharpening It: Beyond Information 6. Enjoying It: Happy Students Are Good Students 7. Balancing It: The Virtues Of Failure Appendix I Poetry Commentary Appendix II Answers to Command Verbs Exerecise Appendix III Top Tips Contributors Bibliography Index

Author Bio

Richard Palmer is Director of General Education at Bedford School. His other Routledge titles include Getting Straight A’s, Studying for Success, The Good Grammar Guide, and Write in Style.

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  1. Education
  2. Study Skills

Name: Passing Your Weak Subjects: You are much better than you think! (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Richard Palmer. Do you have a weak subject you just have to pass? Ideal for students of any subject, this highly accessible and practical study guide gives you quick and easy strategies to help you make decisive progress in the subjects you find difficult or...
Categories: Education, Study Skills