IWTYAL 082: The Truth About Flashcards And Language Learning

In this episode I discuss the common criticism of flashcards as an “ineffective” study technique.

In this episode:

Three common criticisms of flashcards:

  1. Involves rote learning
  2. Vocabulary lacks context
  3. Doesn't work for many people

I address each of these criticisms and discuss why I think flashcard software is one of the most useful and relevant organisational and learning tools for learning foreign languages.

Resources Featured In Today's Episode:

make words stickI wrote a 72-page guide that describes my complete method for learning languages with flashcards. It costs $7 and you can find it here:

Get the Make Words Stick Guide

 

Start speaking today

I’d like to thank iTalki for supporting the show. iTalki is the best place online to connect with affordable and effective native speakers teachers and tutors.

To claim your free lesson and start speaking today, simply visit:https://iwillteachyoualanguage.com//italkishownotes

Do you have a question?

Ask me your language learning questions by clicking here, and I’ll do my best to feature it on the show!

Also, please subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates.


Thanks so much for listening to this episode of the podcast!

If you’ve got any comments about the show then please leave them in the “comments” section below!

If you’d like to help me out, then I’d love it if you could…

iTunes reviews in particular really help the rankings of the podcast and help me to reach other aspiring language learners out there!

See you in the next episode of the I Will Teach You A Language podcast!

Free Email Course

People speak too fast?

Free email course teaches you advanced listening skills to understand native speakers at ANY speed.

We will protect your data in accordance with our privacy policy.

Powered by ConvertKit

Leave a Reply

Related Articles