Do you have a special homework space? Do you sit at a desk to do your math problems, or do you balance your book on your knee as you prop yourself up in bed? It’s great to have a study space, and some houses have enough space that a special room can be set aside for homework. But many students live in apartments or small houses that make it tough to carve a special place just for homework. For those student who have to lie on the floor or on a bed to read and write papers, homework can be a real challenge.
你有學習空間嗎?你坐在桌上解數學問題還是坐在床上把書本放在膝上?有一個學習空間很好,有一些房屋有足夠的空間可以單獨分一個房間用來寫作業,但是對許多住在公寓或小房子的學生來說,單獨開辟一個空間來寫作業就不那么容易了。對那些要趴在地上或床上來讀書寫作業的學生來說,寫作業真的是一個挑戰。

There are a few things you can do to make your workspace more productive—wherever it might be.
你可以采用一些方法讓你的工作區更高產——任何一個工作區都可以。

Turn your kitchen table into a desk: Consider buying an adjustable keyboard shelf like those you find attached to computer desks. Some of these shelves can be attached to the underside of any table. They can slide out, be adjusted to any height, and swivel from side to side.
把餐桌變成書桌:找一個可調節的鍵盤架,像電腦桌配置的那種。有些架子可以固定在桌子下方,可以滑動、調整高度、可以旋轉。

Consider some noise-blocking actions: If you are trying to do homework in an apartment, you face many potential distractions. If you’re forced to do your homework while your kid brother is watching TV, try wearing some noise-blocking headphones.
采取行動解決噪音:如果你要在公寓里寫作業,你可能會遇上很多分心的事。如果你的小弟弟在看電視,而你卻不得不在這時候寫作業,試著帶上防噪音耳機。

Have you ever listened to classical music? It’s great music to play as you work! Try loading some soothing classical music to your mp3 and turning the volume very low. It’s inspiring!
你聽過古典音樂嗎?這種音樂和工作很配哦!試著在MP3里下載一些舒緩的古典音樂,把音量調低,這可以激勵你!

Snag a beanbag: Beanbags are so multi-functional! They can serve as a chair, a recliner, or a table. If you get tired of reading in one position, just roll over and punch your beanbag into position. It’s also good for relieving stress!
利用沙包:沙包的功能豐富多樣!它們可以當椅子、躺椅、桌子。如果你用這個姿勢讀累了,轉到另一個位置,把你的沙包也調整成相應的位置。沙包也可以用來釋放壓力!

Use pillows if you read on the floor: Your mother is right: you shouldn’t slump or slouch when you walk, and you shouldn’t do it while you read, either. If you read on the floor, don’t place your book on the floor and bend down to read it. This will cause strain on your back and neck muscles. Pile some pillows on the floor and get into a comfortable lying position.
在地上讀書的時候用上枕頭:媽媽說得對:走路的時候不能彎腰駝背,讀書的時候也不行。如果你在地上讀書,別把書放在地上,彎著腰讀。這會對背部及頸部肌肉造成壓力。在地上堆幾個枕頭,找一個舒適的位置躺著讀。

What about the patio? You may not have a desk, but do you have patio furniture? Most people don’t think about the patio when they search for a work space.
臺面怎么樣呢?你可能沒有書桌,但是你肯定有帶臺面的家具吧?大多數人在找工作臺時不會想到它。

Studying in a small space is challenging. Still, it’s really important for you to find the tools you need to make your study space as comfortable and productive as possible!
在小房子里學習很具有挑戰性。但是,關鍵是你要找到工具,打造一個舒適且高效的學習環境!

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