Understanding the ways in which information achieves widespread public awareness is a research question of signiﬁcant interest. We consider whether, and how, the way in which the information is phrased — the choice of words and sentence structure — can affect this process. To this end, we develop an analysis framework and build a corpus of movie quotes, annotated with memorability information, in which we are able to control for both the speaker and the setting of the quotes.
How in the world will you memorize everything you need to know for your next geography test? Brian P. Cleary can help! He's made up acronyms, poems, riddles, songs, and more to help those tricky geography facts stick in your brain. And better yet, this book will give you ideas for how you can create your very own painless memory tricks.
Like the original edition, this completely new edition combines lively, natural language, everyday situations, and extensive practice of all four skills to give students a practical command of simple, spoken American English.
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Idioms are fun and useful expressions that usually cannot be understood by defining the separate words. For example, if your host mother says, "I think it's time to hit the hay", she means, "I think it's bed-time"! You would not be able to understand her by looking up the words hit and hay. Like phrasal verbs, these expressions need to be memorized as a whole. Try visualizing them or drawing pictures when you study them. For example, draw a picture of a cow sleeping in some hay. The idiom out of the blue means "unexpectedly". Your teacher or homestay...
This is a list of about 200 common phrasal verbs, with meanings and examples. Phrasal verbs are usually two-word phrases consisting of verb + adverb or verb + preposition. Think of them as you would any other English vocabulary. Study them as you come across them, rather than trying to memorize many at once. Use the list below as a reference guide when you find an expression that you don't recognize. The examples will help you understand the meanings.
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I used to think that our brain is like a computer hard disk, that if we squeeze too much information into it, some old information will be replaced by the new information coming in and be lost. I found that I was wrong. The truth is that if you get more information, your ability to memorize increases accordingly. You then can memorize more and at a faster rate. On the contrary, if you think less, your ability to think will be undermined. Our brain has a mechanism similar to our muscles. If you regularly work out, your muscles will become...
Communication generally means putting words together to express your thoughts in context. Before you can put words together effectively, you must comprehend basic language concepts. This book emphasizes an understanding of key grammatical concepts over the memorization of individual words.
Barry Farber has been a true adventurer in languages for forty-six years and can speak in 25 tongues. The techniques he presents here will have readers speaking, reading, and writing and enjoying any foreign language in a surprisingly short time. By now you should be on chapter seven or eight of the grammar. And you should be looking for people to speak with. One chapter deals with clever mnemonic devices for memorizing new words.
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Use a proven combination of learning principles and exercises to make teaching medical terminology easier. Now in its 7th Edition, Medical Terminology for Health Professions simplifies the process of memorizing complex medical terminology by focusing on the important word parts – the common prefixes, suffixes and root words - to provide a foundation for learning hundreds of medical terms.
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Are you crunched for time? Have you started studying for your AP English Literature & Composition exam yet? How will you memorize all those terms before the test? Do you wish there was a fast and easy way to study for the exam AND boost your score? If this sounds like you, don’t panic. REA’s AP English Literature & Composition Crash Course is just what you need.
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