Discover what thousands of kids already know about memorizing verbs... illustrations and funny phrases work!Maybe you use a mnemonic to remember the number of days in each month ("thirty days hath September..."), which way to set your clock at Daylight Savings Time ("spring forward, fall back"), or the order of planets in the solar system ("my very educated mother just served us new potatoes"). Regardless of the need or specific phrase, one thing is always true: mnemonics give us a fun, easy way to remember something we'd forget otherwise. Now, Comic Mnemonics brings another piece of the puzzle, combining those learning cues with lighthearted visual illustrations to jog our memories in yet another way. What happens is an entirely new learning experience. Learn the mnemonics. Laugh at the comics. Use the devices to learn a new language faster and more easily... and remember what you learned.
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Mnemonics have been around for 4,000 years. Extensive research has shown that students recall substantially more they when they use mnemonics as a memory aid. It is the ideal book to supplement what you use in your studies on a daily basis.From the Inside Flap:
You'll remember what you studies - a day later, a month later ... forever!
Here's the secret of learning that lasts!
For 2500 years, mnemonics (memory devices) have helped students learn better. Maybe you use a mnemonic to remember the number of days in each month ("Thirty days hath September...") which way to set your clock ("Spring forward, fall back") or the order of planets in the solar system ("My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us New Potatoes"). Now, Comic Mnemonics combines lighthearted visual and mnemonic cues to learn Spanish faster and more easily - and to remember what you learned.
You need this book is you want to...
* Make studying fun
* Boost your memory
* Memorize difficult verbs in a snap
* Find conjugations of verbs fast
* Enjoy a quick and easy-to-understand grammar review
* Start a new method of teaching verbs in class
* And much more!
"I wish I'd had this book when I was learning Spanish - really makes learning fun. What a great way to master your verbs!"
~ Kate Lombardi, parent of a student studying Spanish
"Students do respond better to illustrations and mnemonics ... your illustrations are adorable and obvious - but not so cutesy that they are misunderstood."
~ Harriet Barnett, Foreign Language Consultant, Methods Instructor, Manhattanville College, Purchase, N.Y.
"So much better than flash cards! Give me illustrations and crazy phrases anytime. ;Al More eats lunch with Al Less' will always be my favorite!"
~ Jonny "Nacho" Widder, Spanish student, Horace Greeley High School, Chappaqua, N. Y.
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Descripción Alcan Publishing, 2004. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110974909637