Learning Strategies

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Learning strategies are tools that you can use to store information in your memory and recall it at a later date. These strategies are also referred to by cognitive psychologists as ‘memory cues’ or ‘recall cues’. With practice, the process of recalling information using learning strategies becomes automatic. The more strategies you use when dealing with new material, the more chance you will have of recalling it at a later date. In other words, it pays to be an active learner. Writing out the kanji numerous times is not usually enough to memorise it.

Access the links in the left menu for more detail on strategies for learning kanji and strategies for organising your learning.