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

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:

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About the Author: meaghan

Meaghan is the Marketing Communications Manager at Transparent Language. She speaks enough French and Spanish to survive, and remembers enough Hausa to say "Hello my name is Meaghan, I'm studying Hausa." (But sadly that's it).

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