These simple steps will help you to remember new words
Think of a picture that reminds you of the new word and draw it in the middle of a piece of paper.
2. What does the word mean?
Then think about what the word means. What type of word is it – a noun, a verb, an adjective?
3. Alternative word
Ask yourself if there’s an easier word you can use or another word that means the same thing. Write those down.
Which subject did you learn it in?
5. What does it sound like?
How many syllables does the word have? does it rhyme with anything? What is the first sound? Jot down these memory prompts.
6. Make a sentence
Finally, try to use the word in a sentence.
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