Spanish Vocabulary Acquisition
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Spanish Vocabulary Acquisition

Utilize the best strategies to quickly & efficiently memorize Spanish words
3.9 (14 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,055 students enrolled
Created by Evelene Montano
Last updated 11/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 11 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the fundamental workings of the brain, how it learns and processes information
  • Correctly apply context to a term in order to properly encode and store vocabulary
  • Utilize objects around the home with Sticky Notes to effectively memorize spanish vocabulary
  • Effectively use and apply spaced repetition to cement vocabulary into long term memory
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Requirements
  • Secure Internet Connection
  • Printer (optional)
Description

The biggest obstacle for many Spanish learners like yourself is memorizing vocabulary words. It is a process that may take many months and even years to master.

This course aims to provide you with a simple, quick, and easy guide to jump-starting your vocabulary learning.

Memorize hundreds of Spanish vocabulary using the best science-backed learning techniques 

  • Neuroscience behind memory and learning

  • Discover what works and what doesn't

  • Powerful and effective learning techniques

  • Vocabulary worksheets and resources

Simple, yet powerful guide to Spanish vocabulary acquisition

Memorizing vocabulary words for a new language is completely different from any other kind of terminology. What may have worked in those late night study sessions won't work when faced with learning Spanish vocabulary. There are many different definitions for a single word, and unlike those science terms, you will need to remember them long term. This is a difficult process and one that mere repetition wont solve. Which is where this course comes in. In this course, you will learn about the fastest, most efficient methods for learning and storing hundreds of vocabulary in your long term memory. 

The basic structure of this course is broken down into 3 simple steps: 

  1. The psychology behind memory & learning- before we begin diving into the learning techniques, you must first understand the basic workings of your brain. By doing so you will learn how to best optimize and harness the power of your memory.

  2. Top 3 most powerful & effective memorization techniques- get an inside look at each of the top learning techniques practiced by the masters of language acquisition. You will receive a quick and simple  step-by-step guide to using each of these techniques and learn to apply them to your vocabulary learning.

  3. Less pain, more gain - once you’ve gathered the techniques, it is   time to apply them, not to thousands, but a few hundred that cover   70% of Spanish conversation. Build your vocabulary easily and   quickly using these top 500 Spanish terms.


Who is the target audience?
  • Spanish newbies who need a quick and easy guide to mastering vocabulary
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Curriculum For This Course
31 Lectures
01:55:10
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Introduction: Are You Ready For This?
4 Lectures 05:50

Hello one and all! Welcome to my course! Here I will introduce myself, welcome you to my course, and share a warm message with all of you.

Preview 00:57

Ready to learn? Awesome! Here I will cover what you will learn and gain from this course to achieve your Spanish learning dreams.

Preview 01:58

The three main components of this course and how they will each help you succeed!

Preview 01:10

I there is one key takeaway from this course that will benefit you in other areas of life, its this.. 

Preview 01:45
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The Neuroscience of Memory & Learning
4 Lectures 07:18

Why it is so important to learn about the neuroscience behind memory and learning. 

It's All About That Brain
01:03

In this lecture, we will dive deep and discover the #1 reason your brain forgets vocabulary

Why You Forget Vocab So Easily
02:24

In this lecture, we will learn about the three step process your brain uses when memorizing new information 

The Three Pillars Of Memorization
02:20

A brief overview of the neural networks that are responsible for the learning process

Your Brain's Inner Highway
01:31
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Technique 1: Contextual Learning
5 Lectures 12:48

In this lecture, we will learn about why and how contextual learning works to aid the learning process. 

A New Way To Approach Learning
01:30

In this lecture you will learn how exactly to chunk and sentence words to better absorb and understand vocabulary words. 

The Sentencing Method
03:01

Learn how crafting a story around a difficult term can work wonders for the learning process. 

Preview 03:05

Learn how to ingrain new vocabulary words into your everyday life to cement them into your memory. 

Incorporating Vocab Into Your Day
03:56

In this lecture we will summarize the main points and tactics from this section. 

Contextual Learning Key Points
01:16
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Technique 2: Sticky Notes
5 Lectures 07:10

An introduction to this silly method and the science of why it works.

Unleash Your Inner Child
01:26

Learn how the everyday items in your home can accelerate your language learning.

Using The Objects In Your Home
02:14

You may be wondering how to add non-physical words like funny, stinky, and fluffy to the sticky method. In this lecture, you will learn exactly how to do so. 

Applying This Technique To Adjectives
01:01

Learn how to effectively integrate verbs using the sticky note technique. 

How To Incorporate Verbs
01:17

In this lecture we will summarize the main points and tactics from this section. 

Sticky Notes Key Points
01:12
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Technique 3: Spaced Repetition
3 Lectures 10:19

In this lecture we will cover: 

  • How this technique came to be 
  • What Spaced Repetition entails
  • The two most common methods used 
A Brief Introduction To Spaced Repetition
02:14

Maybe you're a tactile learner, you need to feel physical objects and see them in your hands to best learn. If so, this method of Spaced Repetition is perfect for you! 

Method 1- Traditional Leitner System
02:40

This lecture will cover one of the best & free Spaced Repetition software in the market and how to effectively use it to memorize vocabulary.

Method 2- Utilizing Online Software
05:25
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Top 1,000 Spanish Vocabulary Terms
10 Lectures 01:11:45

In this lecture we break down the top 100 Spanish terms.

Preview 06:03

The Top 200 Spanish Terms
06:33

The Top 300 Spanish Terms
06:37

The Top 400 Spanish Terms
06:50

The Top 500 Spanish Terms
07:12

The Top 600 Spanish Terms
08:08

The Top 700 Spanish Terms
08:34

The Top 800 Spanish Terms
07:20

The Top 900 Spanish Terms
07:39

The Top 1,000 Spanish Terms
06:49
About the Instructor
Evelene Montano
4.1 Average rating
113 Reviews
5,378 Students
2 Courses
Private Language Instructor (English & Spanish)

Evelene Montano is a certified Mexican-American Spanish instructor based in Los Angeles, California. Her work focuses on the basics of Spanish learning, including pronunciation, conversational Spanish, and vocabulary building. She has 5 years of private tutoring and instructing under her belt working with all ages at multiple levels from the novice beginner to the moderately fluent.