How to Learn and Memorize the Vocabulary of Any Language

Using the Magnetic Memory Method
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Published 8/2013 English

Course Description

Learning a new language is much different than improving one you already know. The brain is forced to access information much differently, and this can quickly overload our traditional memory. This course aims to overcome this challenge, by introducing a new form of memorization for language learning.

Master Foreign Languages Quickly Using the Magnetic Memory Method

  • Vocabulary Memory Palaces and Worksheets
  • Principles of Location, Alphabetization, Imagination, and Action
  • Storing, Recalling, and Testing Memorized Foreign Vocabulary and Alphabets

Master Foreign Language Vocabulary by Using Simple Memory Techniques 


There are many benefits to knowing one or more foreign languages. You can become a more valuable worker in a variety of industries, especially since the modern world operates within a global economy. You can also travel to different parts of the world with ease if you know several languages, as these skills will allow you to communicate easily.

But mastering a completely different vocabulary than your native language can be time-consuming and difficult. That's why there are programs available to teach you how to train your mind to grasp new words and understand how to communicate in other languages. The Magnetic Memory Method, created by Dr. Anthony Metivier, makes learning a new language fun by using mnemonics, Memory Palaces, and other techniques for memorizing vocabulary.

Contents and Overview

This course contains over 50 lectures and 8 hours of content. It's designed for anyone, regardless of experience level, who wishes to improve their memory and learn a new language at the same time.

In this course, you will learn the Magnetic Memory Method, and you'll understand what a Memory Palace is and how to build one.

You'll then learn, using the principle of word division, how to populate your Memory Palaces with the vocabulary of any foreign language you wish to master.

And, finally, you'll learn how to test your recall of these words, using Excel to store your vocabulary and quiz yourself.

By the end of this course, you'll have valuable skills that will help you quickly memorize and use a foreign alphabet, regardless of how good your memory is when you start. You'll know how to memorize the vocabulary of more than one language at once, and how to memorize the correct spelling of these new words.

You'll also receive bonus material that reinforces the concepts you've learned and give you new tricks to improve your memory. With these lessons, you'll find that you're able to read, speak, and write in a foreign language in a short period of time.

What are the requirements?

  • A willingness to experiment

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course you will be able to build Memory Palaces perfectly designed for memorizing foreign language vocabulary
  • You will have the ability to recall foreign language vocabulary words that you have memorized with ease
  • You will enjoy a boost in fluency and be able to read foreign language newspapers, understand movies and music and engage in conversations in a much more sophisticated manner than ever before due to large boosts in new vocabulary
  • You will be more creative and capable of thinking in a completely new way

What is the target audience?

  • Language learners
  • People interested in improving their memory

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to the Magnetic Memory Method
Fast Start "Read Me" First
6 pages
Welcome To The Course!
Preview
09:56
The Pain And Frustration Of Language Learning
Article
How To Easily Navigate This Course From Beginning To End And Cover Everything
Preview
04:49
07:28

In this video you will discover the objectives of this course. These include:

  • Learning the Magnetic Memory Method & adapt it to your own learning style and needs.
  • Learning to focus on vocabulary the right way.
  • Learning how to avoid traps and pitfalls some memorizers encounter.
  • Learning advanced imagination techniques that will make the vocabulary words you want to learn stick out like a sore thumb.
  • Learn how to track and test the words you memorize.
  • Learn the psychological subtleties behind how and why the Magnetic Memory Method works.
  • Learn some of the more advanced "ninja" or "Jedi" memorization techniques.
  • Learn how to innovate so that you can memorize new words on the fly.
  • Learn how to memorize the spellings of foreign language vocabulary.
  • Learn how to memorize vocabulary words that do not share the Latinate alphabet.
  • Learn how to motivate yourself to spend time on correct vocabulary memorization.
  • Learn to be relaxed during the recall of memorized vocabulary.
  • ... and much, much more.
All The Motivation You Need To Complete The Course
Article
04:04

In this brief video, you'll learn:

  • How I discovered memorization techniques.
  • How I adapted them into what is now the Magnetic Memory Method.
  • How excited and motivated I am to share these techniques with the world.
How To Put An End To The Pain And Frustration Of Rote Learning Forever
Article
02:55

In this video, you will learn the basic requirements that you will need to succeed with this course. These include a couple of things, but it all boils down to a willingness to experiment.

Exercise: Do You Have The Willingness To Experiment?
Article
Section 2: The Magnetic Memory Method Blueprint
02:04

This lecture introduces the Memory Palace concept.

You'll learn:

  • What Memory Palaces are and why they are useful.
  • How to create a fully-functional Memory Palace for the memorization of foreign language vocabulary.
  • Why Memory Palaces based on real locations are superior.
  • How Memory Palaces allow you to focus on vocabulary memorization and retention.
  • How to expend zero mental energy as you move through your Memory Palaces.
  • How to create your first Memory Palace using two of the most important principles.
1 page

In this brief supplement, you'll learn exactly why Memory Palaces and Location-based memory strategies are absolutely the best way to memorize foreign language vocabulary.

Memory Palace Mastery Begins Now And Here's How To Get It Right
Article
04:45

Picking the right locations for your Memory Palaces is a key component of the Magnetic Memory method. In this lecture, you'll learn:

  • How to identify and select the best kinds of locations.
  • How to chart an effective journey through your Memory Palaces.
  • How to avoid traps and pitfalls so that your progress is never hindered.
  • How to ensure that you never run out of space for more Memory Palaces.
How To Use The Principle Of Location Starting Right Now
Article
The Principle of Alphabetization
04:38
04:36

In this summary lecture, you will learn:

  • How to create an effective Memory Palace key.
  • How to identify dozens of Memory Palaces you already have at your fingertips.
  • How to easily discover new Memory Palaces as you go about your daily life.
How To Use The Principle Of Alphabetization Right Away
Article
04:44

In this lecture you will learn:

  • How to create intense images that will help you effortlessly and accurately recall foreign language vocabulary.
  • How to harness the power of exaggeration.
  • How to find help and inspiration from art galleries and books about paintings.
  • How to use actors and famous figures to memorize and recall foreign language vocabulary with ease.

Don't worry! Even people without rich and active imaginations can use this technique. This lecture will show you how.

03:03

In this lecture you will learn:

  • Why you need to use action in order to memorize and recall foreign language vocabulary easily and effectively.
  • How to rapidly generate ideas for highly memorable actions in a natural way.
  • How to avoid the trap of self-criticism and self-judgment and allow your mind to work its Magnetic Memory magic.
How to Use The Principles Of Imagination, Imagery And Action Right Away
Article
01:56

In this lecture, you will learn:

  • How to condense the major principles of the Magnetic Memory Method into a simple, three-part equation.
  • How to use effectively use the equation in your foreign language vocabulary learning efforts.
Main Principles Summary
14 pages
5 questions

This quiz will help you review the main principles of The Magnetic Memory Method

31:59

In this supplementary video, you will review the key concepts of the Magnetic Memory Method and experience a step-by-step example of how you can use the MMM to memorize a non-Latinate alphabet. The tools in this video apply to any alphabet you might like to memorize, but if you can't see how, please post a new discussion with some details of the alphabet you're trying to memorize and why you feel blocked. You can also easily refer to Magnetic Memory Method Podcast Episode One: 5 Ways to Ruin a Perfectly Good Memory Palace for troubleshooting clues. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on either Stitcher or iTunes.

Section 3: Setting Up Your Vocabulary Memory Palaces
06:56
In this lecture you'll be treated to a visual walk-through of the Magnetic Memory Worksheets, which show you how to:

  •   Create an Magnetically Alphabetized series of Memory Palaces for vocabulary memorization.
  •   Identify effective stations within each Memory Palace.
  •   Avoid common problems and pitfalls.
1 question

This quiz will test your understanding of the concept of Preparation & Predetermination

Section 4: Magnetic Memory Foreign Language Vocabulary Worksheets
Worksheets Download
21 pages
These Memory Palace Worksheets Will Work Miracles For You When You Fill Them Out
05:26
Full Sample Worksheets As Filled Out By A Magnetic Memory Method Student
8 pages
Section 5: Populating Your Memory Palaces with Vocabulary
01:59
In this video you'll learn:

  •   How to identify word structures and prepare them for memorization.
  •   How to place vocabulary in your Memory Palaces according to word types and categories.
  •   Why word division allows you to accumulate vocabulary rapidly.
  •   How word division can help you understand the meanings of words you have never seen before without consulting a dictionary.
  •   How to use word parts in combination with bridging figures to increase the memorability of the vocabulary in your target language.
1 question

The quiz tests your understanding of Word Division.

Exercise: Preparation and Determination Applied
Article
Section 6: Recall Secrets:Storing and Testing Memorized Vocabulary
06:03
In this lecture you'll learn:

  How to use your calendar for the maximum absorption of new vocabulary.
  How to schedule rehearsal and testing sessions that will keep your memorized vocabulary Magnetic.
  How to choose themes and subject areas and schedule them in for maximum effect.
13:14
In this lecture, you'll learn how to:

  • Use Excel to create alphabetical groupings of your Memory Palaces for the purposes of effective testing.
  • List your stations in each location so that you can easily access them.
  • Store the images, actions and the meanings of your words for effective rehearsal.
  • Memorize entire phrases and test the accuracy of your recall.
08:29
In this lecture you'll discover:

  • How to strengthen your existing memorized vocabulary.
  • How to add new images to existing memorized vocabulary.
  • How to repair broken memorized vocabulary.
  • How to avoid stress & anxiety during all stages of the memorization process.
  • The secret reason why we forget vocabulary in the first place.
Recall Secrets Summary
2 pages
2 questions

This short quiz will test your knowledge of storing and testing foreign language vocabulary.

Section 7: Recall Rehearsal Example Using A Memory Palace
Watch this Recall Rehearsal Walkthrough For Placing Vocabulary Into Your Memory
07:50
Section 8: Grammar Memorization Secrets That Will Enhance Your Language Learning Experience
How To Easily Use A Memory Palace And Association To Memorize Grammar Concepts
5 pages
Section 9: Secret Vocabulary & Foreign Language Alphabet Memorization Strategies
05:36

In this presentation, you will learn a secret method for memorizing more than one language at once.

03:54

In this video, you will learn how to adapt the Magnetic Memory Method to memorize the vocabulary of languages that do not share the same or similar alphabet as English.

07:08
In this lecture you will learn:

  • How to set up a Memory Palace for memorizing a foreign language with unusual characters.
  • How to use the principles of location, imagination and action to memorize and recall the alphabet with ease.
  • How to test your progress using a simple exercise.
04:11

In this video you will discover an amazing resource that will allow you to hear native speakers pronounce nearly any foreign language word in any language.

2 questions

This quiz tests your knowledge of the secret strategy for memorizing the vocabulary of foreign languages.

Section 10: Advanced Concepts
03:40

This video teaches you some unique approaches that will enable you to memorize the spellings of foreign language words.

05:10

In this lecture you will learn:

  • How to effectively invent Memory Palaces so that you will always have an endless supply for vocabulary memorization.
  • How to incorporate imaginary elements into Memory Palaces based on actual locations.
  • How to limit the amount of mental energy spent on imaginary Memory Palaces so that the maximum focus can be spent on vocabulary memorization.
01:31
In this lecture you'll learn:

  •   How you can advance your vocabulary using dice.
  •   How incorporating randomness creates the excitement and anticipation language learners need to build and maintain momentum.
08:20
In this lecture you'll learn:

  How to use the connection between relaxation and learning.
  Why relaxation is the true source of fluency for speakers of a second language
  Exactly how to relax using two specific methods perfectly suited for the memorization of vocabulary using the Magnetic Memorization Method.
2 questions

This short quiz tests some of your knowledge about the advanced features of the Magnetic Memory Method.

Section 11: Top Secret Language Memorization Bonuses
Bonus: Full Book Version Of This Course PDF
199 pages
01:14:27
The information in this unique presentation will teach you:


• Why memory is like a bicycle everyone can ride (with some minor personal adjustments).

• The real reason why no one should ever be squeamish about memorization or learning a language.

• Why and how some of the most famous memory skills are applicable to learning any language, especially English.

• How to create a 26 "letter location" memory system based on the English alphabet .

• Unique techniques that will have you literally "tuning in" on the English language.

• How to separate English words in the most effective manner for memorization.

• ... and much, much more, including:

1. Live demonstrations of how the technique can be used.

2. Illuminating questions from the audience and the host, ESL specialist Joshua Smith
04:28
This video gives you a short walkthrough of the 88 Themes for Tandem Partners booklet. You'll learn:

* What a tandem partner is and how having one can help you boost your fluency.
* Four resources that will help you find tandem partners with ease.
* 88 themes that you can use to make your tandem partner meetings interesting, vibrant and fun.
Bonus #3
45:21
Bonus #4
10:21
Section 12: Magnetic Memory Method Bonuses
01:57
In this lecture you will discover:

  •   The best way to use video games as Memory Palaces for mentally storing foreign language vocabulary.
  •   How to choose the best kinds of games to use.
03:26
This lecture will teach you:

  •   How to use the places you shop every day as Memory Palaces for storing new vocabulary words.
  •   How to mentally "map" out the areas.
  •   How to distribute your memorized vocabulary throughout the areas.
03:09
In this lecture you will learn how to overcome the doldrums of vocabulary memorization using a single technique.
Close Your Eyes to Memorize
01:04
03:55
This lecture will show you:

  • How to master the two kinds of "time structure" that govern your success.
  • How to set goals and create milestones.
  • How to use your smart phone to keep you moving forward.
  • Why you need a "master narrative" to guide your vocabulary memorization process.
  • How to identify the most important language learning tasks and focus on them first.
06:18

In this lecture you will discover:

  • How to allow your mind to come up with the perfect associations for memorizing foreign language vocabulary.

  • Why the ability to go back and revisit memorized words using the Magnetic Memory Method will ensure your success.

  • How to trust the associative imagery your mind brings you.

  • Why memorizing vocabulary is like having a conversation with your target language (possibly the most important conversation you will ever have).

The Zen of Memory Techniques for Language Learning
49:28
Section 13: Special Language Learning And Learning Experts Guest Bonus Section
How To Become A SuperLearner With Amazing Udemy Instructor Jonathan Levi
58:31
Section 14: Conclusion
02:04
In this lecture you will discover:

  •   How to start the memorization process using your mother tongue for instant ease of use.
  •   How to proceed in small steps now in order to take huge leaps later.

 
Thank You!
01:24
Before You Go
Article
Section 15: Your Questions Answered (Ongoing New Content For Course Participants)
17:51

In this presentation, I answer an important question about the Magnetic Memory Method principle of not crossing your own path.

22:54

In this presentation, I answer one of your important questions about the difference between being visual and being conceptualize and how different kinds of Magnetic Memory Palaces Memorizers can maximize both experiences.

23:18

In this ongoing new content lecture, I respond to one of your valuable questions about finding enough Memory Palaces for using the Magnetic Memory Method.

We also learn about a great technique for finding all the Memory Palaces you could ever use in a personal device that almost everyone owns.

On Using Mental "Stickers" To Memorize Foreign Language Vocabulary
04:20
On Extending Your Memorization Horizons
11:56
On The "Frames" Of Fluency
17:08
On The Queen Elizabeth Memorization Trick
04:57
On Positioning Your Target Language Correctly In Your Memory Palaces
06:48
09:01

Here's the link to Jon's article mentioned in the audio training:

Memorize A Dictionary? Are You Serious?

Please let me know if you have any questions or comments in the Questions section of this course.

Sincerely,

Anthony Metivier

learnandmemorize@zoho.com

01:02:39

This course participant and I got together to talk about her first experiences with the Magnetic Memory Method. You'll learn:

* How to find more time to memorize.

* How to build effective Memory Palaces that are elegant and fun to use.

* Specific associative-imagery you can use to memorize some new Spanish words

* Special resources for finding speaking partners

* ... and much, much more.

This is access to one full hour of personal coaching/memory consulting that will take your efforts with the Magnetic Memory Method to the next level. Listen in and let me know if you have any questions or if you'd like a session. :)

14:17

In this quick session, you'll learn how to pool large groups of association-ready material so that you're never stuck when working on foreign-language vocabulary memorization.

36:28

Although not related to language learning, you'll learn a lot from this coaching session on using Memory Palaces to memorized complicated medical terminology.

01:05:06

In this session, you'll learn the best ways to memorize German vocabulary and how to create elegant, effect and easy-to-use Memory Palaces to do it. The ideas revealed in this coaching session apply to memorizing vocabulary and phrases in any language.

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Instructor Biography

Anthony Metivier, Language Learning Author and Professor of Film Studies

Anthony Metivier is the founder of the Magnetic Memory Method, a systematic, 21st Century approach to memorizing foreign language vocabulary, dreams, names, music, poetry in ways that are easy, elegant, effective and fun.

An author of over 10 bestselling books, Metivier holds a PhD in Humanities from York University, an MA in Media and Communications from the European Graduate School, and an MA and BA in English Literature from York University. He has created the Udemy courses How to Learn and Memorize the Vocabulary of any Language, How to Learn and Memorize Poetry, How to Memorize Names and Faces, and How to Remember Your Dreams.

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