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This is a really useful and comprehensive guide for Chinese students about the essential academic skills needed for successful study in higher education in the UK. It covers all skill areas as well as general information for Chinese students new to the UK academic environment.

Developing your Academic Study Skills
Developing your academic study skills

This chapter will help you develop the main study skills you need in order to study successfully in the UK. Study skills are often taught separately in UK Higher Education colleges and universities, but frequently you are expected to develop these skills yourself. This is also why we have written this book. Study skills include a wide range of capabilities – for example, knowing how to get the best results from your lectures, seminars and tutorials, and knowing how to work in groups and give presentations. All of these skills also depend on the basic skill of using English effectively, as we explained in the last chapter.

You will notice that this chapter contains a lot ...

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