Hello Mr. Fong ,
My name is XXXXX and I am from ClassXXXX I just got my exam result and I failed Business Law. Could you please give me some advice about how to learn Business Law better? I am really interest in learning Business Law and I really enjoy your classes in Sem4, after classes I would do my revision and prepared lessons before classes.
Thank you so much for your reading and long for your advice.
You can also read this at the start of the course in case you are curious.
Failure Diagnostics checklist:
How to check whether you are going to fail this course
SS = Go watch Study skills videos in businesslawvideos blogspot
M= Go watch Motivation Videos in businesslawvideos blogspot
Name of Student:
o A) Still in dreamland that the Law paper is easy when in fact is it the toughest
o B) Still in the holiday mood and your brain needs time to “warm-up”… until a couple of weeks before the exam
o C) Not coming for class or disappearing during class thinking that you can get by with the slides and textbook alone
o D) poor effort at preparing for the tutorials, in time, and comprehensively
o Buddies: please check their tutorials
o E) Thinking the lecture was easy to understand and not doing your readings after each lesson and summarizing the lecture into a mind map
o F) Getting distracted in class, lack of active listening skills
o G) Thinking you can get by studying someone else’s Mind Map and ending up confused
o H) Not motivated to seeking help or easier ways of understanding the topic when you get stuck.
o I ) Multi-tasking with while studying or during class
o J) Thinking that failure will happen to the guy next to you and NEVER you.
o K) Expecting spoon feeding like a Secondary School Student without additional reading of the textbooks
o Last minute cramming and studying
o StudyBuddy’s Name:
o Declaration: I hereby swear to tell my buddy the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth about where he is heading.
For example: Audio books accompaniment http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=brave+new+world+audiobook&oq=brave+new+world+au&gs_l=youtube.1.1.35i39j0l9.15024.15548.0.19422.214.171.124.0.0.0.73.126.96.36.199...0.0...1ac.1.11.youtube.8G0ZkPobwEka) go to my blog:i) keep watching all videos/movies on motivation until you feel better about yourself.ii) keep watching study skills to attain expert status (many times)iii) Law moviesiv) improve your poor English by reading ibooks and using audiobooks to accompany you.if you are a guy here's your book list:https://www.google.com/
search?q=classics+books+your+ young+men&oq=classics+books+ your+young+men&aqs=chrome.. 69i57.7852j0&sourceid=chrome& ie=UTF-8#q=classics+books+for+ young+men
This helps with you speech and pronunciation
https://www.google.com/search?q=brave+new+world+reviews&oq=brave+new+world+reviews&aqs=chrome..69i57j0l3.5519j0&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8#q=brave+new+world+book+reviewsif you are a girl here is :don't force yourself to read a boring book, google the review first , read the review, if its with your interest then start reading and if after 2 chapter it turns boring skip to the next.
In the ibooks function you can tap on the word and the dictionary pops out ... use that .
e) Watch this again : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcXYB-4kOl4d) don't forget to exercise everyday.When term starts , then you start studying with new skills this time.
and here is a list of advice from people who made mistakes when they were young.