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Repetition is essential to remember words over the long run.

June 26, 2010

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See the term “spaced repetition” in a Wikipedia article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spaced_repetition. This technique is not easy to implement, but with a little discipline and organization you can make it work. If you are using flash cards for example, you can make it a rule to review the flash cards you mastered  after a week, or a […]

The biggest challenge

June 26, 2010

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The biggest challenge when studying vocabulary is to actually remember the words you just learned. Some words seem to stick to your memory immediately, whereas with others you always seem to forget. There are several ways to improve your memory when learning foreign language vocabulary. None is foolproof, and all require some work, but with […]