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posted Jan 20, 2010, 2:31 PM by Matt Granger   [ updated Jan 20, 2010, 2:32 PM ]
I was reading about "Mnemonics in foreign language acquisition" in the Wikipedia when I came across these learning aids to help students remember words in foreign languages.  I hope you enjoy this quick lesson in Hebrew:
" trying to assist the learner to remember ohel, the Hebrew word for tent, Zuckermann proposes the memorable sentence "Oh hell, there's a raccoon in my tent".
 "The memorable sentence "There's a fork in Ma’s leg" may help the learner remember that the Hebrew word for fork is mazleg..."