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  • How to Memorize Vocabulary Fast

    with Lingvist’s Course Wizard *This post was published on the Lingvist Blog. The most frustrating feeling when speaking a foreign language is knowing the word for something but not being able to remember it. The “tip of the tongue phenomenon” occurs when we fail to retrieve a word from our long-term memory. Although we can’t guarantee […]

    By aubrieamstutz | August 5, 2019

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  • Forgetting to Remember: Spaced Repetition in Learning

    *This post was published on the Lingvist Blog. Language learning researchers estimate that someone who knows between 800–1,000 words can successfully participate in basic, everyday conversations. After learning 2,000 words, research suggests you can understand about 80% of a text. Considering that you probably want to have some time left over to actually use your second language (before […]

    By aubrieamstutz | August 5, 2019

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