Image your self a teen, at dwelling one night time with a ton of homework to do. It is late you simply had dinner, you are feeling drained, you have had a tough afternoon, and now you have acquired a bunch of homework to do. You seize your historical past e-book and also you begin studying and you bought like 5 pages to learn, you are blowing by way of the textual content, and also you come throughout a phrase that you have by no means seen earlier than. What do you do?
What you are presupposed to do and what you have been taught to do since childhood is put your e-book down, decide up your dictionary and lookup that phrase, perhaps write somewhat notice for your self after you have discovered the definition, perceive the phrase and context, perceive the passage somewhat bit higher as a complete, and cruise on by way of your homework that night time.
Let me guess that that is in all probability not what you’ll actually do if put in that state of affairs. In the event you’re something like I used to be after I was a child, what you do is you’ll simply skip the phrase and preserve shifting. I feel the reasoning that you simply would possibly use to justify that’s this:
You say to your self I am seventeen years outdated, I am a reasonably effectively functioning younger grownup, I’ve a driver’s license, I have been out, I’ve traveled, I’ve gone to dinner with mates, and I’ve executed a bunch of stuff. I’ve by no means seen this phrase earlier than so how vital might it presumably be? Once more, I operate effectively in society, this can be a phrase that’s in all probability some distant obscure historical past phrase that I am by no means going to listen to once more for the remainder of my life anyway; I am not going to trouble stopping to look this phrase up and even when I did have the time, it would not make any form of sense.
Let me inform you one thing, on a sure stage I agree with you 100% as a result of I used to do the identical factor. At occasions once you really are below quite a lot of time stress, it might not really make sense to cease and lookup a phrase. You are going to sluggish your self down and you are not going to get to all of your homework. In the event you fall into that pondering of usually skipping phrases since you do not feel like taking the time since you really feel such as you’re sensible sufficient and you have by no means seen this phrase and it isn’t that vital, you are like me however do me a favor – finally you are going to wrestle on a check just like the best sat prep and not using a actually good vocabulary. You are going to wrestle like I did after I was youthful. In the event you fall into this class, do me a favor – watch half 2 on this collection of vocabulary and I wish to slowly begin to change your thoughts.