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Cram

Study in a very concentrated way for a short time

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Genius

An exceptionally clever person

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Past paper

Exam papers from previous years

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Rote-learning

Learning purely by repetition

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Mnemonics

Tricks that help you remember something

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Bury yourself in your books

Spend the maximum time studying

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Intensively

In a very focused way

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Know the subject inside out

Know it completely

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Composition

Could be just 50-100 words, often used for school work

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Essay

Longer than a composition, more serious, hundreds or thousands of words

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Assignment

A long essay, often part of a course, usually thousands of words

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Project

Like an assignment, but emphasis on student's own material and topics

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Portfolio

A collection of individual pieces of work, may include drawings and other examples of creative work as well as writing

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Dissertation

A long, research-based work, perhaps 10-15000 words, for a degree or diploma

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Thesis

A very long, original, research-based work, perhaps 80-100000words, for a higher degree

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Mind map

Diagram that lays out ideas for a topic and how they are connected to one another

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First draft

First, rough version

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Plagiarism

Using other people's work as if it was yours

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Acknowledge

Give details of

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Deadline

Data by which you must hand in the work

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Submitted

Handed in

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Assessed

Evaluated and given a grade

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Feedback

Comments from the teacher/tutor

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Carry out

Less formal is do research

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Academic journals

Magazines with academic articles

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Access it online

Get hold of it on the internet

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Inter-library loan

System where libraries exchange books/journals with one another

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Open educational resources

Online materials that can be freely used by teachers and students anywhere

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Drop out

Leave the course before the end because they cannot cope

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Finals

Last exams before the end of a college or university course

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Well-qualified

With the right formal qualification