Learn English Vocabulary Tip #2

Repetition Repetition Repetition

Learning a word won't help very much if you promptly forget it. Research shows that it takes from 10 to 20 repetitions to really make a word part of your vocabulary.

It helps to write the word - both the definition and a sentence you make up using the word - perhaps on an index card that can later be reviewed.

As soon as you learn a new word, start using it. Review your index cards periodically to see if you have forgotten any of your new words.