Can exercise help ESL students learn English?

Can exercise help ESL students learn English?

Too busy to learn a new language? Try taking your language lessons to the gym!

No, this isn’t the latest “multitask for success” tip — working out while you study has actually been proven to improve memorization and retention of new vocabulary.

Recent research of Chinese university students with a basic knowledge of English demonstrates physical activity’s positive impact on language learning. The study published in PLOS Oneshowed students who rode exercise bikes while being introduced to a set of new English words improved performance at both the word and sentence level.

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