Assimilation in reading is very important. Assimilation simply means to understand or comprehend. It has been a great problem for many Nigerian and many has fall into victim of reading and doesn’t understand easily.
It’s a common things for every individual to read and study at every moment in time on this earth, the level at which you will read and understand lies in the hands of that individual, e.g. the time you have and how serious you are with the materials you are studying on.
In respect to this, I have the following points, which you can use to increase your level of assimilation by 80 – 90%.
The points are as follows:
1. Personal time table
2. Personal devotion
3. Self control
4. Type of food consumed and materials use in reading
5. The location used in reading.
1. PERSONAL TIME TABLE
For effective reading you must have your personal time table. This will help you in knowing the time to play and the time to be serious. It is necessary for you to mark your own convenient time for reading.
2. PERSONAL DEVOTION
This simply means taking time out of no time to do something. Personal devotion is very important in reading and comprehending. The person must devote his time for reading; he must not look at his other friends that are busy doing nothing ex-where. This is where most students fails. Devote yourself and sacrifice your time for reading.
3. SELF CONTROL
This is one of the factors that causes failure in our campus. For a student that did not know how to control his or her self, it will be very difficult to read and understand. You must deny yourself of some unnecessary assignment to achieve your goals. Your must control yourself whenever your body say that you should go and sleep, you must know how to control yourself from thinking during reading, this may draw your attention away from your study.
4. TYPE OF FOOD CONSUMED AND MATERIALS USE IN READING
You must take good foods even before you started reading. Food will energize your brain to catch up easily. Food will prepare your body for the assignment they want to perform. You must use a good material in reading; I mean furniture material. Make use of a stable furniture material and not too high.
5. LOCATION USED IN READING
The place you use in reading matters a lot. Some set of individual can read in a noisy environment while some in a silent environment but some have been talented to read in both place. You must be able to determine the type of place you can read. It is very necessary and very important. And also in choosing a place for reading do not chose a place that you will not use next time you want to read. Make sure you choose a place that is convenient for your reading.
If you follow the above tips on how to read your books and assimilate to understand, I assure you that you will not have any problem in your study.