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What are the benefits or drawbacks of learning poetry?

Learning poetry is important to the cultural aspect of a language. Depending on your outcomes and goals for learning a language, poetry may or may not help you as much as you would like. First, (...
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What are the benefits or drawbacks of learning poetry?

TL;DR Learning poetry in a foreign language can have a net beneficial effect in areas of vocabulary, language comprehension, and grammar (depending on the learner). Poetry in general is constructive ...
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What are the benefits or drawbacks of learning poetry?

Comparing to the other methods of studying, learning poems has it own pro's and con's. Pro's Arguably, remembering a rhymed verse may be naturally easier than remembering a plain text of an ...
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Learn languages by memorizing rhymed poems

Memorising poems of the length of the Divine Comedy or Os Lusíadas is very impressive. The longest poems I ever memorised were sonnets or other poems of similar length (Shall I compare thee to a ...
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Learn languages by memorizing rhymed poems

You didn't say how memorising of the Divina Commedia influenced your Italian skills. The way your question is formulated now, the conclusion doesn't seem substantiated. Yes, that's one of the aspects ...
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What are the benefits or drawbacks of learning poetry?

Poetry has been proven that it can help students improve their fluency by repeated reading, which also helps with improvement of fluency. Performance repeated reading (like repeated reading but with a ...
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What are the benefits or drawbacks of learning poetry?

The advantage of learning poems is that you learn the way the language is actually used, and by unusually sophisticated people who write these poems. Not everyone can write a poem, even in their ...
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Short poem in Arabic

Here is a poem that is irreligious but not classic per say. This poem is good for beginners; they taught us this in grade 2 at the Libyan school. Basic knowledge of the Arabic language is required to ...
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How shall a kid learn poetry?

If you want to introduce your child to poetry, there is a wealth of poetry that is specifically directed at children. Many picture books are essentially poems, and there are also many poets who have ...
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What are the benefits or drawbacks of learning poetry?

One benefit of poetry is "fun" and "surprise" effect, which (together with rhyme) makes remembering whole sentences easier. Your brain is looking for surprise, or even better something sex-related, ...
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