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Note cards

Note cards are great tools not only because they provide relevant information in a concise way, but also because you can use them in all sorts of places (e.g., on a train or plane, waiting on line at the bank, or over a latte at your favorite coffee shop).

The amount of information you include on a note card and its organization is likely to depend on:

  • the complexity of the grammar form in question,
  • the information of concern – e.g., an alert about a confusing point or an explanation as to what makes some grammatical form difficult,
  • personal preference as to how best to deal with grammar forms, and
  • knowledge of {dialect variation} and {pragmatics}

If you are curious about ways that students use note cards strategically, then click on the links below.

Creating note cards to make studying easier

Note cards for distinguishing tenses



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