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Train Your Brain: 10 Memory Boosters for Language Learners Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Language Learning, Trends

The chorus of naysayers who claim their “memory is too bad” to learn a language is about to be silenced forevermore. Our memories naturally decline as we age, and some of us are just pretty darn forgetful to begin with. At 24 years old, the only phone number I have memorized is 867-5309. Shameful, I know.

Fortunately, I know that my poor memory is not an inhibitor to my language skills. There’s no magic trick to learning a language. Learn a language in 10 days? Yeah, good luck with that. Even Rain Man would have a hard time memorizing and recalling an entire language in such a short period.

But there are a number of proven ways to improve your memory, which will help you acquire new language material quicker and retain it longer. So, what is this sorcery? Try out these 10 memory boosting techniques that are great for language learners:

What other memory-boosting techniques would you recommend?

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Meaghan is the Social Media Coordinator for Transparent Language, aka the messenger of language news to twitterverse. She once had a love/hate relationship with French, but the two are now very happy together, although one time she was a little unfaithful with a semester of Hausa lessons. @meagmcgon

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