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ERIC Number: EJ123584
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Publication Date: 1975
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Mnemotechnics in Second Language Learning
Atkinson, Richard C.
American Psychologist, 30, 8, 821-828, Aug 75
Discusses the keyword method, which divided vocabulary learning into two stages: (1) the subject associates the spoken foreign word with the keyword, and association that is formed quickly because of the acoustic similarity between the words, and, (2) the subject forms a mental image of the keyword "interacting" with the English translation. (Author/JM)
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