If someone explained something to you and you couldn't explain back, what does that usually mean?
- 4 weeks ago
Might be ADD. I sometimes get that where I will listen intently but then its as if it all went through one ear and out the other. Its quite frustrating. But weird thing is later I will recall it and it will be like a light bulb.
- 4 weeks ago
The one listening had to possess receptive skill (listen). And had to possess productive skill (speaking) while explaining back. Chances are that his receptive skills are poor, he understood little, or he understood well but the productive skill is poor and hence cannot explain back well.
- IsabelLv 41 month ago
I think it means that you don't fully understand it.
- OrlaLv 61 month ago
He did a real bad job explaining.
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- LizLv 61 month ago
Lack of understand.
- bluebellbkkLv 71 month ago
It means that while you may have thought you understood while they were explaining it, in fact you haven't "internalised" it. You won't be able to explain it back, or explain it accurately to someone else, until you've "internalised' the information.
- ElaineLv 71 month ago
It means you didn't completely understand the explanation.
- Spock (rhp)Lv 71 month ago
you do not yet fully grasp what you were trying to learn
- GypsyfishLv 71 month ago
It means you didn't really understand the explanation.
- Michal SychraLv 71 month ago
Try to use smaller steps. This method was made to perfection by Holland and Skinner (Analysis of behavior: a program for self-instruction).