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Making associations

We often make associations by meaning, such as through opposites like “wide” and “narrow” or “happy” and “sad.” These kinds of links help us remember both words in a pair.  Another way for remembering a given form is by associating it with what was going on at the moment of learning or studying it.  Megan and Nicole reported linking grammar concepts to the following:

  • sounds
  • clothing
  • the ambiance
  • classmates they studied with

Linking grammar to situations and/or friends










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