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    Mary.sadi Guest

    memorising vocabulary

    Hi,sir
    i'm an english student in university
    my big problem is that i forget the vocabularies which i've read before very soon.please help me how to solve my problem.
    thank alot,sir
    mary

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    riverkid is offline Banned
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    Re: memorising vocabulary

    Quote Originally Posted by Mary.sadi View Post
    Hi,sir
    i'm an english student in university
    my big problem is that i forget the vocabularies which i've read before very soon.please help me how to solve my problem.
    thank alot,sir
    mary
    So too do native speakers in university, Mary. Vocabulary is best learned by repeated exposure. Write down some of the new words with an example sentence and then review them daily until they become, at least, part of your passive vocabulary.

    More review and more practice usage and they will become part of your active vocab.

    Good luck!

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    Re: memorising vocabulary

    I agree with Riverkid- review and practice are the most important. I am learning an Asian language and forget vocabulary very quickly, but by repeating and having to relearn, I find that it does eventually stick in my memory, but it may take a number of days to do so.

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