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SOURCE:   Philological Sciences. Issues of Theory and Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2014. № 2. Part 1. P. 105-109. ISSN 1997-2911.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Pedagogical Sciences
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MNEMONIC METHODS IN TEACHING FOREIGN VOCABULARY

Lopatin Maksim Aleksandrovich
Ural State University of Railway Transport


Abstract. The article considers the problem of using mnemonic methods to study vocabulary in foreign language classes. The overview of English-language publications on this issue is given. The advantages and disadvantages of mnemonics, used for studying new foreign words, are shown. The conclusion about the necessity of its use in the contextual study of vocabulary is made. It is stated that the choice of specific methods depends on the level of trainees’ knowledge.
Key words and phrases: мнемонические приёмы, языковая мнемоника, пространственная мнемоника, зрительная мнемоника, вербальная мнемоника, метод физических реакций, mnemonic methods, language mnemonics, spatial mnemonics, visual mnemonics, verbal mnemonics, method of physical rea.
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