Monthly Archives: July 2011

Material Review.

Revieing is especially useful for remembering new material in a foreign language. It entails reviewing at different intervals, at first close together and then increasingly far apart. For example, a foreign language learner learns a set of vocabulary words in … Continue reading

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Inferencing Or Guessing Strategy.

Sometimes called inferencing, guessing strategy involves using a wide variety of linguistic and nonlinguistic clues to guess the meaning, when a foreign language learner doesn’t know all the words. Good foreign language learners, when confronted with unknown expressions make educated … Continue reading

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Memory Strategies For Foreign Language.

Memory strategies, sometimes called mnemonics, have been used for thousands of years. Before literacy became widespead, people used memory strategies to remember practical information about farming, weather, and many, many other things. After literacy became common, people forgot their reliance … Continue reading

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Foreign Language And Second Language.

A foreign language being learned by a foreign language learner can be either a second language or a foreign language. Second language learning versus foreign language learning is the distinction often baffling to the general public. Nevertheless, it is important … Continue reading

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