Tag Info

New answers tagged

0

The key for being able to remember something for a long period of time is to use or practice it regularly. If you never use or retry something you've learned, in time you'll forget. This goes not only for solutions for mistakes you made, but for everything you learn. Research has found that the most effective way to keep remembering something is to use an ...


1

Like many things, it depends. People think and consume information at different speeds. Also, there is variation from the speakers. I live in New York City, an area known for speaking fast. A video of me at 1x is going to have many more words per minute than someone from Georgia (an area known for speaking slower.) That's not a rate of play thing, it is ...


0

It can be distracting because when it speed up, it could screw up the voice, making it seem higher and sound more funny that something educational :) the goal is to take your time with something like videos so you can understand concepts. You can skip around a video or an audio file if you understand one part of the lecture and want to go to a different, but ...


1

Here are a few thoughts I have had on this matter. I am more of an auditory learner, so you may find some of this not applicable. First, I know that I tend to miss words if there are no subtitles on video. I observed that when watching films in my native language, with subtitles either in that language or in English. This does not mean that I put the ...


2

Most people in the Nordic countries learn English by watching TV and movies in the original language with local language subtitles. In countries where they replace/dub the original dialog (Germany, France, Spain, Italy most commonly) with local versions, there is a reportedly lower skill level of English. There are two important aspects that I feel are lost ...



Top 50 recent answers are included