New vocabulary? Try photos!

As I've mentioned before in class, not everybody works well with "The List". You know what I'm talking about...that very long list of words, expressions, collocations and phrasal verbs that you write down in every class, highlight, maybe translate...and never look at again...so that when you need the vocabulary, you've got to go through the entire process again so that you remember why the words on "The List" were important!

If you're like me, and you DO find that a picture IS worth a thousand words (or that it's a better option than "The List"), try this. I did this with Penultimate for iPad, but it's just as useful with a pen and a picture from a magazine:

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