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. https://blog.brain-friendly.com/2019/03/easy-language-learning-by-vera-f-birkenbihl-the-decoding-method/
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EASY LANGUAGE LEARNING BY VERA F. BIRKENBIHL – THE DECODING METHOD
Forget about cramming vocabulary: the best way to learn a language is by using decoding exercises. Translate a German sentence word-by-word into your native language – thus you will learn the word’s meaning as well as the language’s grammar. Decoding means to “decipher”. The native language serves as a supporting factor as we know it inside out. By translating a foreign text word-by-word into the native language, we learn to understand the foreign language. Write down on a piece of paper two to three sentences of your foreign text, preferably on A3 format. Use the whole space to make notes, drawings and everything that comes to your mind helping you to memorize. READ MORE