Tips to remember words

Here are some tips to help you remember vocabulary:

  • Keep an organised vocabulary notebook.
  • Look at the words again after 24 hours, after one week and after one month.
  • Read, read, read. The more times you ‘see’ a word the more easily you will remember it.
  • Use the new words. You need to use a new word about ten times before you remember it!
  • Do word puzzles and games like crosswords, anagrams and wordsearches.
  • Make word cards and take them with you. Read them on the bus or when you are waiting for your friends.
  • Learn words with a friend. It can be more fun and easier to learn with someone else.
  • Learn how to use a dictionary. What information is next to a word in the dictionary? Do you know the different types of dictionary?
  • Learn a few words but not too many. About eight new words a day is a good number.
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How do you learn new words? Can you share a tip with us?

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Submitted by Ali_from_india on Sat, 12/07/2019 - 13:12

I am using tool named Burning Vocabulary. It can mark and save the words you don't understand while surfing the web. Real cool tool. I recommand to you all guys.
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Submitted by Learner_AmirAli on Thu, 03/15/2018 - 12:21

Helpful, Thanks
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Submitted by MyStudyCoachJonas on Wed, 01/17/2018 - 23:50

I only look for the meaning of the world.

Submitted by Victoria (not verified) on Sun, 09/06/2015 - 16:09

I make word cards , and learn it everywhere , and then , I remember this words . I will try to learn words with a friends , and also chat with people used a new words.
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