Assignments are always meant to be enriching. But to make best out of assignments, students must basically know two things – firstly how to write a good assignments and secondly draw lessons and knowledge from these coursework. So, let’s divide and analyse the steps individually. First being the fact that how to do assignments properly.
An idea can change it all
Begin with a mind map. Jot down all ideas that are flooding in. Once done with gathering of ideas part, sit and just brief them into a developable foetus. Post this, take a spasmodic methodology of scrutinizing each idea judiciously so that unnecessary ones can be discarded and the ones that are proper are preserved. This method can be repeated until one is left with the best possible ideas to build on. With each repetition add more new points to the initial thought and also filter the unwanted in better fashion.
Create an amicable ambience for yourself
This is one of the essentials – a good work can only be crated in an environment that is conducive to induce imagery in you. Get all the necessary stuffs ready. In case if the need be, isolate yourself from all the hassle buzzle around you. Ensure that all the needed books are at your vicinity and also, ensure that you have access to the internet.
Consistent work with little breaks
Work consistently for a minimum of two to three hours. This is necessary because once you indulge yourself in homework, it is only then that quality product can be obtained. But it is equally important to allow yourself mini breaks. Also if the need be garb a cup of hot coffee, or a mug of hot chocolate. These are well known to stimulate the latent cells of imagination. Do not allow your concentration to take a stroll but permit yourself to work in your own comfort zone.
Plan your work
Make up your mind about how to go about it. Plan the way one should to introduce emphasis and conclude this work. Such a ploy shall act as base or foundation for your work. Then, you can easily form the body of the assignment with the guidelines formed during the planning session. It shall be helpful, if one prepares a to-do list or a check list.
Tips and Tricks to enrich English knowledge
The aforementioned facts work equally well for assignments. Let us now highlight few of the methods that are exclusively vital to improve the quality of English assignments and hence ultimately improve the grip on English language.
- A voracious reading
Quality article and English composition can only arise from someone who has a deep reading quality. He/she who reads well can only write well. By reading, here we mean not mere reading but also having a critical view what one reads. The habit of reading also instils in one, a collection of words. Vocabulary can only be improved through regular reading.
- Stay focused
The mistake made by many is the fact that they divert too away from the core topic. Students must keep in mind the audience they are addressing in papers and presentations. And thus modulate their tone in work as per the demand. For the same it is also vital to maintain integrity in the points they intend to bring to light. Better understanding of its importance can be obtained upon reading the article entitled ‘Reasons why preparing for exams is so hard for students’
- Obtain clarity about the topic
In case if students are uncertain about the goal line or significance of the assignment, they are bound to commit mistakes. Such unnecessary mistakes are a waste of time. For instance if the student is asked to summarise theme of a poem and then end up describing only the figures of speech used, it is nothing but mere waste of both time and energy.
- Critical thinking
When one is out on a venture with English assignments, it is important to have an eye of a critic. There is wide spectrum of parameters that a student needs to visit and analyse while writing about the story or poem or even novels for that matter. The figures of speech used, the language used, background of story and also pen picture of individual characters as well.
- A background study
If one does a background study on the poets and writers before sitting with the assignments, it is like adding a cherry on the cake. Such researches have proven to be of ultimate necessity in assignments related to English literature. This study will help you critically analyse a poem or a story from the point of view of the author. It shall give you an idea of what the creator of the piece of work intended to convey through his creation. Such study is also needed in case of comparing the work of one writer with that of other.
So, to sum up in a nutshell this is how you can make voyage of your English assignment an entertaining experience. The very target of assignments and homework is to impart students a slice of their lessons in curriculum.