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6 ways to learn new words

These simple steps will help you to remember new words
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1. Picture!
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Think of a picture that reminds you of the new word and draw it in the middle of a piece of paper.

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2. What does the word mean?
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Then think about what the word means. What type of word is it – a noun, a verb, an adjective?

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3. Alternative word
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Ask yourself if there’s an easier word you can use or another word that means the same thing. Write those down.

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4. Subject
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Which subject did you learn it in?

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5. What does it sound like?
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How many syllables does the word have? does it rhyme with anything? What is the first sound? Jot down these memory prompts.

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6. Make a sentence
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Finally, try to use the word in a sentence.

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