Remembering new language: strategies that work – and strategies that don't

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Herbert Puchta

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Memory is of course crucial in ELT. Using examples from teenage classrooms, we explore what makes memory and cognitive strategies efficient or a waste of time, and you will be able to try out their effects for yourself. Find out why self-testing is useful, what interleaved practice is, and why highlighting words in a text doesn’t work – well, unless ...