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Todd vip

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2021.07.20 03:04

How To Improve Your English Vocabulary

One very common problem

for English learners is learning new vocabulary words and then forgetting them – so when you want to use a particular word in conversation, you can’t remember it at that moment.
It’s so annoying, and so common!
Does this ever happen to you?
The reason for this difficulty is that most students try to learn vocabulary by studying lists and dictionaries and memorizing the words!
But this is NOT effective (unless you naturally have an excellent memory!)

However, there is something you can do to learn English vocabulary and remember the words successfully, and that is:
Write the new word in a “vocabulary notebook”!
Every time you learn a new word – for example, from an article, from a book, or from an English lesson – first, write it down in your “vocabulary notebook”. The action of writing is more ACTIVE than just reading a definition.
If you don’t have a vocabulary notebook, I highly recommend that you get one ASAP!

You should write in your vocabulary notebook:
▪ The word
▪ The definition in English (or translation)
▪ 1 example sentence from the article or dictionary
▪ 1 example sentence that YOU create

Imagine you just learned the word “generous.” Write in your vocabulary notebook:
1.) WORD: generous (adjective)
2.) DEFINITION: when a person gives time / money freely
3.) EXAMPLE 1 (from the article):
“Thanks for paying for my dinner. You’re very generous.”
4.) EXAMPLE 2 (my example):
“My brother is very generous because he volunteers at the animal shelter on weekends.”

It’s best if your example sentence is true or relevant to your life, because this creates a personal connection with the new vocabulary word.
The next day, read your vocabulary notebook again, because it’s important to review after some time has passed and then try to add one more example sentence using the new word.
Do you have a vocabulary notebook?
Start one today!
Your homework for today is to start a vocabulary notebook.
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Comments

  • Cynthia 2021.07.20 03:07

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    yes.I have one😁
  • polyphasic 2021.07.20 03:09

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    😍😍😍
  • Ying. 2021.07.20 03:11

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    Thank you so much. I have a vocabulary notebook. I just don't always use it 😂
  • Alex-y 2021.07.20 03:13

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    thx!!!learn it
  • 𝑺𝒉𝒊𝒓𝒊𝒏 𝒃𝒂𝒉𝒂𝒓 2021.07.20 03:13

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    Yeah, I have.thank you.
  • Uma 2021.07.20 03:16

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    Yes,I have more than two "vocabulary notebooks". I think we should use new words to write an english article or diary everyday,it will helpful. but I haven't insisted. 😢
  • Nguyễn Mạnh Cường 2021.07.20 03:17

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    1: shelter (n) : Nơi trú ẩn. -> (a building designed to give) protection from bad weather, danger, or attack. Eg: They opened a shelter to provide temporary housing for the city's homeless. My Eg: I created a shelter for my dog in my house because my dog was staying in the outdoor.
  • Oksana 2021.07.20 03:33

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    I have a notebook but I don't write sentences in it 😅
  • kathy gege 2021.07.20 03:36

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    thank you! you are gonerous!
  • Usagi Yuki 2021.07.20 04:03

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    Thanks Todd! I'll do them.✍️😊🍀
  • May星空 2021.07.20 04:29

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    Ok. I will start one! Thanks fo reminding Todd💕🌻
  • Tina 2021.07.20 04:52

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    That’s what I need to do. Thank you.
  • Alex 2021.07.20 05:06

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    Very helpful. Thank you so much!
  • Time to say goodbye all 2021.07.20 05:08

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    Thanks for such a wonderful Idea 💡. I'll sure start today. 🙏
  • Todd 2021.07.20 05:35

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    Do you have a vocabulary notebook? Start one today! Your homework for today is to start a vocabulary notebook.
  • May星空 2021.07.20 05:38

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    @Todd Got it Todd!🌻
  • Jennifer 2021.07.20 05:49

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    @Todd Start one today ,I‘m doing it.Thank you very useful and helpful I think.👏👏👏💐
  • Cindy 2021.07.20 06:33

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    👍🌸🌹🌻🍀💐
  • lucia 2021.07.20 06:47

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    Wow thanks a million for posting these tips to improve and use an effective way
  • Dean Fan 2021.07.20 06:55

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    Online translators like Baidu provides features of vocabulary notebook, which is very handy to use
  • 阳阳 2021.07.20 07:23

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    Thanks💕
  • Balnur Smart 2021.07.20 09:22

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    Thanks a lot, this is so importantly advice 👍 I right now starting a vocabulary 📓
  • Jackie Lee 2021.07.20 11:12

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    Thanks!!!
  • tong 2021.07.20 11:17

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    It's very useful. Thank you
  • Maggie 2021.07.20 11:50

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    It's really great, thank you
  • star 2021.07.20 11:51

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    okay,thanks
  • Austin 2021.07.20 12:15

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    Helpful sharing~
  • Christina 2021.07.20 12:27

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    Me Tod is very generous,Because he teaches us English for free !
  • 行者无疆Jim 2021.07.20 12:28

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    牛!
  • Lynx cat 2021.07.20 12:43

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    Thanks
  • 小高 2021.07.20 12:47

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    So useful advices, thanks for sharing!
  • Ngọc Nhí 2021.07.20 13:03

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    Thank you so much, it is very useful for English learners.
  • S. 2021.07.20 13:33

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    Thank you very much!I will do it!
  • Winque 2021.07.20 15:01

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    I agree with you.
  • lulu 2021.07.20 15:03

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    @trisa萌 绝绝子 交个朋友吧😍
  • Rosie 2021.07.20 15:39

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    Very helpful. Thanks a lot
  • Lei 2021.07.20 15:41

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    @trisa萌 Your spoke English sounds authentic.I guess you should be a very diligent person. 👍
  • 玖玖 2021.07.20 18:15

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    有用 码了
  • Charming 2021.07.20 18:32

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    wow,it is helpful
  • Manstein 2021.07.20 23:36

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    Good idea, but I'm lazy.
  • 유진 2021.07.21 00:01

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    I will try thank you your suggestion😘
  • Echo 2021.07.21 02:03

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    Thanks 😊 I’ve never created my sentences before , thanks, I’ll try it
  • 土豆侠 2021.07.21 02:26

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    Helpful sharing,you are very generous!
  • cici 2021.07.21 02:55

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    thank you so much
  • trisa萌 2021.07.21 03:15

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    @Lei
  • Lei 2021.07.21 03:19

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    @trisa萌 You are welcome. I think you’re a very smart and sunny girl through your oral English
  • 鱼香rose 2021.07.21 04:35

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    @trisa萌 好厉害
  • Dora 2021.07.21 07:01

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    Thanks for your help
  • Lily 2021.07.21 07:02

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    i share the same idea with you. And i actually increased my vocabulary like that.✌
  • 嘟嘟 2021.07.21 07:22

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    感觉读阅读理解哈哈哈
  • 小黑 2021.07.21 07:28

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    好多😲
  • Emil Helm 2021.07.21 10:16

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    Cool! It seems that learning is not so difficult!😃

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