Olga
How do you remember new foreign words?
Do you have any secrets, how to improve memory? Maybe you have your own method, what help you remember new words? 
May 4, 2019 8:34 PM
Comments · 5

Don't try to memorize words, that doesn't work. Learn phrases with those words instead.

May 4, 2019
Sometimes, if there's a word or two I really want to remember and I'm having trouble with them, I make up a silly poem or a bit of a ridiculous song that I repeat to myself in place of my usual even more ridiculous worry patterns. If the song has gestures to go with it, like in children's songs, or if I make myself laugh, even better. Then I have a physical hook that helps link me back to the word. The more hooks in we have, the stronger the memory.  
May 5, 2019
Thanks, Sheila! I didn't try to create silly poems or songs. ) I even can not emagine it. But it sounds interesting. I tryed use this method with assosiations and it not always works, I forget words with even silly assosiations. Maybe I need to sing them... In the shower. )
May 5, 2019
I read, write, listen and speak again and again...
May 4, 2019
Use flash cards that always works for me
May 4, 2019
Olga
Language Skills
English, Russian
Learning Language
English