How to Remember What You Read
Reading is important.But the next step is making sure that you remember what you’ve read! 1 You may have just read the text,but the ideas,concepts and images(形象)may fly right out of your head.Here are a few tricks for remembering what you read.
If the plot,characters,or word usage is confusing for you,you likely won’t be able to remember what you read.It’s a bit like reading a foreign language.If you don’t understand what you’re reading,how would you remember itBut there are a few things you can do...Use a dictionary；look up the difficult words.
●Are you connected
Does a character remind you of a friendDoes the setting make you want to visit the placeDoes the book inspire you,and make you want to read moreWith some books,you may feel a connection right away. 3 How willing are you to make the connections happen
●Read it；hear it；be it!
Read the lines.Then,speak them out loud.And,put some character into the words.When he was writing his novels,Charles Dickens would act out the parts of the characters.He’d make faces in the mirror,and change his voice for each character. 4