An Application of the Mnemonic Keyword Method to the Acquisition of a Russian Vocabulary. Psychology and Education Series, Technical Report No. 237.

@inproceedings{Atkinson1974AnAO,
  title={An Application of the Mnemonic Keyword Method to the Acquisition of a Russian Vocabulary. Psychology and Education Series, Technical Report No. 237.},
  author={R. Atkinson and Michael R. Raugh},
  year={1974}
}
Abstract : An experiment is reported evaluating the effectiveness of a mnemonic procedure, called the keyword method, for learning a foreign language vocabulary. The method divides the study of a vocabulary item into two stages. The first stage requires S to associate the spoken foreign word to an English word (the keyword) that sounds like some part of the foreign word; the second stage requires S to form a mental image or picture of the keyword 'interacting' with the English translation. Thus… Expand
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