How To Improve Your Focus When Learning a Language

Maintaining attention allows us to restructure our inner world in such a way that thoughts, motivation, and emotions that are directly related to our goals will be perceived by the brain as paramount. The ability to concentrate is formed at an early age and contributes to the success of a person throughout his life. During childhood and adolescence, a number of factors can enhance or disrupt the process of developing skills that allow you to hold attention for a long period of time.

Regardless of the upbringing or distractions of a communicative or working nature, there are several techniques that will help you use the capabilities of your brain and focus on learning a foreign language. Let's look at simple, but very effective methods:

Get enough sleep

A full sleep is not only health but also a prerequisite for good assimilation of new knowledge. No matter how the so-called owls are not indignant, but at night the brain must rest, and at the same time rest, long enough, as experts say at least 8 hours. So forget about the habit of sitting on Facebook with a cup of coffee and red eyes, and then at 7 in the morning to hate everything alive and inanimate for a "gloomy, gloomy morning." By the way, it is in the morning that information is best absorbed, therefore, if possible, choose morning lessons.

Read more

No, we are not repeating ourselves. We have already talked about authentic literature, so now we are sending you to the Russian classics. Reading good literature develops imagination, expands vocabulary, and, as a result, improves memory. In addition, quite interesting manuals on improving memory technology are being published now, study them, and suddenly you will find something new.

Computer games also improve memory

That's just for this it is not necessary to sit at your favorite gadget around the clock! In addition, all sorts of games will also undermine the psyche, and not improve memory. Play logic games, solve puzzles, solve various tasks. Such entertainment for 30-60 minutes a day will distract you from cramming and make it easier to remember.

Go in for sports

Be sure to alternate physical and mental stress. In most studies related to sports exercises and training, it has been found that people who train more tend to absorb material faster.
However, the researchers continued to study how much sport can improve academic performance and memory. Immediately after performing physical activity, the mice showed the highest mental performance. It was also found that sport increases the size of the hippocampus, and allows you to increase the amount of memory.

Exercise improves memory mainly by increasing brain neurotrophic factor (BDNF). This is a protein that plays a major role in the formation and storage of memory. Mice showed good mental results even 2 weeks after training. Studies show that the positive effect of exercise returns to its original state in 3-4 weeks. This suggests that regular exercise improves the ability to learn and remember things.

Fight Laziness and Apathy

If you are completely unbearable and knowledge is not given, take a short break. This does not mean that you will spend this time in bed indulging in idleness. Find the “anchor” that prevents you from moving on (not only in training but in life). Do what you have long dreamed of, even if it seems ridiculous and ridiculous to you.

Do needlework

Fine motor skills are the ability to perform fine and precise movements of the hands and fingers and toes as a result of the coordinated actions of the most important systems: nervous, muscle, and bone. Regarding the motor skills of the hands and fingers, the term dexterity is often used. The area of ​​fine motor skills includes a wide variety of movements: from simple gestures (for example, grabbing a toy) to very complex movements (for example, writing and drawing).
The development of fine motor skills is useful not only for children but also for adults. In addition, embroidery, decoupage, beadwork train the imagination and think well, and it will not hurt anyone!

Proper nutrition

Food for the mind is not only cognitive literature, thoughts, and discussions on various deep topics, complex tasks, and introspection, but also food.
During the intense mental activity, it is vital for the body to receive foods that improve its and brain functions. After all, the food that we eat most directly affects the state of our health.

Let your imagination run

Use associative thinking to remember new words and phrases. Moreover, associations should be the funniest and most unexpected.

Ben Grant finished his study last year but is already a true expert when it comes to presenting a text in a creative and understandable manner. Now he’s a writer for TropicHealthClub. Ben is thirsty for knowledge and is always on the lookout for tips to share with her readers

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