Creating a Memory Palace for German Vocabulary and Grammar

After 12 hours of German classes* and a few 10-mile walks around Vienna, I think I have come up with a mnemonic system for remembering both the gender and pluralization of German nouns.

I spent a week in my German class before attempting to create a memory town. I wanted to understand the structure of the language a little before starting to memorize things.

For example, one of the difficulties of learning German is that nouns have three genders and about 12 ways to pluralize the nouns. All of that has to be memorized for each word. Read more