After 12 hours of German classes* and a few 10-mile walks around Vienna, I think I have come up with a mnemonic system for remembering both the gender and pluralization of German nouns.
I spent a week in my German class before attempting to create a memory town. I wanted to understand the structure of the language a little before starting to memorize things.
For example, one of the difficulties of learning German is that nouns have three genders and about 12 ways to pluralize the nouns. All of that has to be memorized for each word. Read more
Last week I was so busy that I wasn’t getting much sleep. This week I have the same workload plus an intensive German course. Read more
Since I’ve just moved to Austria, and I don’t speak any German, the company that I work for is sending me to a German language course in the evenings. It will be
15 12 hours per week in class plus homework. [Edit: I found out that the course is only four days per week, so 12 hours and not 15.] Read more
The past year has been really crazy for me, and I don’t think that I’ve described the complete story in one place. I thought that I would summarize the year and provide an update on my memory training. Read more
I was walking around Vienna, and spotted this sign at a tram stop. First thought: 15 more mnemonic images. 🙂 Read more