Tips, Insights and Thoughts about learning a foreign language
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Learning Verbs and Association
I have noticed that students learn the verbs that are closer to english than those that are farther away. This is probably due to associations. Students can associate the new words with those that they already know. Thus the students are using prior knowledge. For example learning the verb utilizare is easy since it is close to the word utilize which they may or may not have heard.