It may sound like a good idea to stay up all night cramming, but without sleep, your brain just won’t function. Almost all students pull all-nighters at some point, but they can have damaging effects on your brain for up to four days.
If you’re not eating properly, your brain won’t be able to function at its best. Getting enough nutrients will allow your body and brain to function optimally on exam day and while you study, make sure that you eat at regular intervals and don’t mindlessly snack on junk.
It’s tempting to load up on caffeinated beverages when you’re studying for final exams, but be careful. Caffeine is a diuretic, meaning it will dehydrate you. It can also give you a wicked case of the caffeine jitters. Dehydration can cause fatigue, so drink plenty of plain, clean water.
There are several ways that visualization can help you feel more prepared fo a final exam. You can use “outcome and process visualization” to help you imagine achieving your goal, and relaxation visualization to help you destress.
Reduce Your Anxiety
This probably sounds counterintuitive: you wouldn’t have anxiety if you weren’t worried about passing your final exam, right? However, research shows that anxiety blocks your ability to focus, which really put a damper on your studying and test performance. Try some relaxation techniques when you’re feeling freaked out.
Take Regular Breaks
Study breaks are important for several reasons. There’s a limit to what our brain can handle in any one study session. Trying to push past that without giving your body any time to recover will just leave you tired.
Performing on Your Exam Day
Cram for the Exam
If you didn’t have time to prepare for your exam in advance, you may need to cram, or learn as much as possible in a short period of time for the exam. It’s not a very effective way to study, but cramming is better than not preparing at all.
You will likely be a bit nervous on the day of the exam, and it’s important to stay as calm as possible so that you can effectively take the test. There different ways to help calm yourself, including having a good breakfast and taking a walk.
Eat and Drink to Stay Alert
You want to make sure that your body and brain are as alert as possible before and during the exam. Eating and drinking the right foods and beverages will help ensure that you not only are awake but also attentive to your exam.
If you’ve attended class, taken notes, done the assignments, and studied, you can be confident that you are ready to take the exam. Having this confidence and visualizing yourself passing the exam will help you be successful.
Arrive before the Exam Starts
In order to help yourself remain calm, make sure to arrive at the exam room before the exam starts. This will not only relax you but also ensure that you can get settled in to take the test.
You only have a certain amount of time to complete an exam, so pace yourself as you work. This will ensure that you get through every section of the exam.
Attack the Exam Strategically
After you’ve given the exam a once-over, approach it strategically. This will help you maximize your knowledge and avoid getting “stuck” on things you don’t know.
Whatever you do to pass an exam, never cheat. Looking at your notes, writing information on your hands, and copying off of another person’s exams are all forms of cheating.
នៅក្នុងភាសាអង់គ្លេស as if និង as though មានន័យ និងប្រើប្រាស់ដូចគ្នា។ ការប្រើប្រាស់ ឈ្នាប់ទាំង២នេះសំដៅលើស្ថានភាពដែលអាចកើតឡើង រឺកើតឡើងពិត។
១. នៅក្នុងឃ្លាបន្ទាប់ពី as if និង as though អាចមានពីកាល គឺ Present និង Past
She looks as if she is rich. (as if she is rich គឺស្ថិតក្នុងបច្ចុប្បន្នកាល មានន័យថានាងអាចជាអ្នកមានមែន)
He talks as if he was rich. (as if he was rich គឺស្ថិតក្នុងអតីតកាល មានន័យថាគាត់មិនមែនជាអ្នកមានទេ តែធ្វើឬកដូចអ្នកមាន)
ដូចនេះការប្រើ Present Tense ក្នុងឃ្លាបន្ទាប់ as if និង as though គឺអាចជាការពិត ប៉ុន្តែ ការប្រើ Past Tense ក្នុងឃ្លាបន្ទាប់ as if និង as though មិនមែនជាការពិតឡើយ។
Why is she looking at me as though she knew me? I have never seen her before in my life. (នាងមើលមកខ្ញុំធ្វើដូចជាស្គាល់ខ្ញុំ ប៉ុន្តែតាមពិតខ្ញុំមិនដែលស្គាល់នាងឡើយ។ នេះគឺជាការប្រើប្រាស់ Past Tense ក្នុងឃ្លារបស់ as if និង as though)
២. ចំណាំ៖ នៅក្នុងឃ្លាអតីតកាល យើងមិនចាំបាច់ ប្តូរកិរិយាស័ព្ទក្នុងឃ្លាបន្ទាប់ as if និង as though ពី Past Tense ទៅ Past Perfect ឡើយ។
He talked as if he was rich.
យើងមិនអាចសរសេរ He talked as if he had been rich ឡើយ។
៣. ការប្រើប្រាស់ Like ជំនួស (មិនផ្លូវការ)
ជូនកាលគេក៏អាចយក Like មកប្រើជំនួស as if និង as though ផងដែរ ប៉ុន្តែវាមិនផ្លូវការ។
It seems like it is going to rain. (វាអាចនឹងមានភ្លៀង)
He sat there smiling like it was his birthday. (តាមពិតមិនមែនជាថ្ងៃខួបកំណើតគាត់ទេ)