mnemonics

Mnemonics (also: mnemonic devices) are strategies to enhance memorization and recall. In Cued Speech, this term refers to the key words (or phrases) used to show the phonemes represented by cues.

History

Existing Mnemonics

Selecting Effective Mnemonics

Connections between words associate phonemes. Remembering one word promotes remember the other words.

Colors

Picturable

Tightly bound phrases

Common Mistakes to Avoid

Easily interchangeable words (Sue fought Fred; Val hit Wolf, See Vern)

Words that are highly variable depending on dialect

R-controlled vowels

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