How To Pass Exams: Accelerate Your Learning, Memorise Key Facts, Revise Effectively

How To Pass Exams: Accelerate Your Learning, Memorise Key Facts, Revise Effectively

by Dominic O'Brien


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Dominic O'Brien, eight-times World Memory Champion, outlines in simple language the steps you can take to increase your memory power and pass your exams with flying colours. Whether you are at school studying a foreign language or at university revising for an examination toward a degree, "How to Pass Exams" will show you the easy way to accelerated learning and help you achieve top grades in any subject. In this practical and accessible guide, Dominic O'Brien shares with you the secret of his amazing talents and offers you the key to success in your studies.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781844833917
Publisher: Watkins Media
Publication date: 03/01/2016
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Dominic O’Brien is renowned for his phenomenal feats of memory and for outwitting the casinos of Las Vegas at blackjack. He has won the World Memory Championship eight times, holds a host of world records and was named Brain of the Year in 1994 and Grandmaster of Memory by the Brain Trust of Great Britain. He is President of the World Memory Sports Council. His books include Learn to Remember and How to Develop a Brilliant Memory Week by Week.

Table of Contents

Foreword Tony Buzan 7

1 Introduction 9

2 Speed Reading 13

3 Note-taking and Mind-mapping 35

4 Memory 47

5 Imagination and Association 55

6 The Link Method 63

7 Visualisation 71

8 The Journey Method 77

9 The Language of Numbers 89

10 Never Forget a Quotation 111

11 The Easy Route to Learning Languages 129

12 Mathematical Short-cuts 149

13 The Abstract World of Science 157

14 How to Remember History Dates 179

15 Geographical Tips 193

16 A Brain for Business 201

17 Mind over Media 207

18 ICT with Imagination 213

19 Giving a Presentation 219

20 Planning Your Revision 235

A Final Word 243

Index 245

Bibliography 251

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