Mnemonics for Study: Italian ed.

This version of Mnemonics for Study (2nd ed.) has an extensive English-Italian glossary (750 words) to assist Italian readers. The relevant glossary is provided after each section, and these section glossaries are all included in the Table of Contents for easy reference. A complete glossary in alphabetical order is also included at the end of the book.

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION TO MNEMONICS

What are mnemonics and what are they good for?

Glossary

Why are mnemonics effective?

Glossary

About imagery

Individual differences

Glossary

Using imagery

Glossary

Review

PART I SIMPLE VERBAL MNEMONICS

2. FIRST LETTER MNEMONICS

The two types of first-letter mnemonics

Glossary

How to create effective first-letter mnemonics

Glossary

Problems with first-letter mnemonics

Glossary

When first-letter mnemonics are a good strategy to use, and when they’re not

Glossary

Review

3. RHYTHM & RHYME

Some familiar mnemonic jingles

Glossary

Singing to remember

Glossary

Spoken rhythm

Glossary

Review

PART II KEYWORD STRATEGIES

4. THE KEYWORD METHOD

Glossary

Some examples to practice

Glossary

Creating good keywords

Glossary

How effective is the keyword method?

Glossary

Limitations of the keyword method

Glossary

Remembering for the long term

Glossary

Comparing the keyword mnemonic to other strategies

Glossary

Tasks for which the keyword method is useful

Using the keyword mnemonic to remember gender

Non-European languages

Glossary

Review

5. EXTENSIONS OF THE KEYWORD METHOD

More than words

Glossary

Applying the keyword method to text

Glossary

The face-name mnemonic

Applying the face-name mnemonic to art & artists

Applying the face-name mnemonic to animals

Extending the mnemonic to taxonomic & attribute information

Glossary

Review

PART III LIST MNEMONICS

Glossary

6. THE STORY METHOD

Examples

Remembering word lists

Remembering text

Pros & cons of the story method

Glossary

Review

7. THE PLACE METHOD

Using the place method

Some advice from antiquity

When to use the place method

Glossary

Review

8. THE PEGWORD MNEMONIC

Applying the pegword method

Glossary

Review

9. THE LINK METHOD

Effectiveness of the link method

Glossary

Review

PART IV ADVANCED MNEMONICS

10. CODING MNEMONICS

A system for remembering numbers

Extending the coding mnemonic with other mnemonics

Practical uses for coding mnemonics

Dealing with decimals

Retrieval

Other languages may work better!

Using the coding system to extend the pegword mnemonic

Glossary

Review

11. MASTERING MNEMONICS

What mnemonics are good for

Assessing the text and the task

Choosing the right strategy for the task

Choosing the strategies that are right for you

Successful strategies need practice

Glossary

Review

12. CASE STUDY

Memorizing new words, lists and dates

Acronyms

Looking for meaning

Glossary

Chunking your information

Using a Coding Mnemonic to remember dates

Glossary

More chunking

Visuals always help

Glossary

One era at a time

Paleozoic Era

Glossary

Time to review

Review 12.1

The Mesozoic Era

Review 12.2

Glossary

Cenozoic Era

Review 12.3

Review 12.4

Glossary

Precambrian

The big picture

Review 12.5

Glossary

ANSWERS

REFERENCES

ENGLISH-ITALIAN GLOSSARY (Alphabetical)

Acrostics & acronyms

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Publisher: Wayz Press (March, 2018)
ISBN:
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