2.3: Vocabulary and Fluency

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How Many Words to Learn

 


The problem with trying to memorize a certain amount of words per day is that you may end up trying to memorize words that don’t match with your level of fluency.

If you cannot communicate about simple topics such as ordering a meal in a restaurant, asking for directions or describing your emotions it does not make sense for you to begin memorizing more complex words and concepts.

Instead of memorizing as many words as possible in the hope of becoming fluent in conversation, you should focus on becoming fluent in conversation first (practice speaking as much as possible) and then learn new words as needed.

 

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