086: How to study during a busy period

<p>Isabelle asks: "I'm about to enter a very busy period of final exams. How can I keep up my Mandarin during this period?"</p>
<h2>In this episode:</h2>
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<li>The good thing about having a finite period of "busyness"</li>
<li>The less pressure the better - results in more learning</li>
<li>I suggest picking ONE thing, and doing only that during the whole busy period</li>
<li>This could be: have two speaking sessions a week, watch one episode of a TV drama every evening, learn 5 new Chinese characters every morning</li>
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<h2>Resources Featured In Today's Episode:</h2>
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<li><a href="http://www.iwillteachyoualanguage.com/best-way-to-learn-a-language/" target="_blank">Study Hacks for Busy People</a> - my collection of resources for learning languages under pressure!</li>
<li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triumph_In_the_Skies" target="_blank">Triumph in the Skies</a> - my favourite Hong Kong TV series</li>
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