까먹다 (too few of the words stay with sb)

까먹다 (too few of the words stay with sb) [한국 학생들은 단어를 외우는 양은 많으나 대체로 (as a whole) 빨리 까먹는다]; 예시가 실용적이고 (be of practical help) 우리 생활과 밀접하다 (be relevant to the readers’ lives)

Korean students as a whole have ever memorized a large number of English words but quickly find too few of the words staying with them. There are also many cases in which they are at a loss about when and how to appropriately use even the few English words that do stick in their minds. The author of this book lucidly explains what is at the heart of these two problems, thus effectively helping learners of English as a Second Language against these problems. Moreover this book’s entries originally come from those of a diary or letters about the author’s own experiences. As a result, embedded in these original entries, examples of how useful English expressions are used in the real world are of more practical help and are more relevant to the readers’ lives than the examples, [embedded in an artificial context], which other authors offer in hopes of facilitating the readers’ understanding of advanced-level English expressions. (a reader of ‘A Life Devoted to English As It Is: Examples of How Useful English Expressions of High Caliber Are Used in the Real World) Continue reading