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Special Terms Used in RALAS (rapid language acquisition with signs)

Where noted, times indicate the point on the Core video where the sign can be found. (These in particular are likely to be missing as I have not yet finished indexing all of them.) Page numbers indicate the page in “The Language Hunter’s Kit” where an explanation of the concept can be found.

aha – that moment when you suddenly get something that is so exciting in language learning. Many other names, including satori, epiphany, eureka. page 131.

full – the point of information saturation, when a break is needed. Not taking a break results in overload; taking a break returns the brain to normal. 18:38. page 123.

kaizen – continuous improvement. A concept borrowed from lean manufacturing. See also Wikipedia and Wiktionary. page 99.

no-grief debrief – a session for constructive criticism, particularly useful for kaizenning. page 130.

satori – that moment when you suddenly get something that is so exciting in language learning. Many other names, including aha, epiphany, eureka. page 131 (aha)

Written by RaLAS

15 February 2013 at 01:50

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