Visual Vocabulary

 

 

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Our Visual Vocabulary has its roots in renowned Harvard University professor Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences including musical–rhythmic, visual–spatial, verbal–linguistic, logical–mathematical, bodily–kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalistic.

We frequently use a variety of learning styles blending several of them into a coherent strategy. Interestingly, some studies have shown that approximately 65% of us prefer to learn visually yet most language learning websites today fail to have a strong visual base using pictures.

In addition to using pictures, we provide videos to strengthen auditory skills. Our crossword puzzles for word use provide opportunities to integrate kinesthetic learning into language acquisition.

In Visual Vocabulary, we have developed our ‘cultural-mnemonics‘ (visual memory aids integrating cultural content) approach relying on images to facilitate your learning of new vocabulary. You will find your learning and retention of new words becomes more efficient by associating vocabulary with images that reflect fascinating aspects of the cultures of the countries where English is spoken.

If you study one slide presentation a day, you will cover 1,000 of the most frequently used words in a language in approximately three months. The vocabulary is organized into 14 families of related words including: