When it comes to maximizing your studying, what can we learn from science? A lot. Check out these 10 scientific proven tips to help you with your ESL studies and school/work presentations and boost your confidence: 1) study right before you fall asleep; 2) review the information first thing in the morning; 3) get a sufficient amount of sleep; 4) tell yourself a meaningful story using a variety of sentence patterns; 5) write out important information to visualize; 6) read information out loud; 7) quiz yourself or have others quiz you; 8) try spaced repetition; 9) eat a healthy diet and exercise; and 10) persevere to build optimal performance.
Read more: http://www.talktocanada.com/blog/want-to-maximize-your-esl-learning-what-science-tells-us/
I also came across with this article as well: http://separatedbyacommonlanguage.blogspot.com/2014/12/2014-uk-to-us-co-word-of-year-gap-year.html