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Perhaps the younger you are the more the "intensive exposure" works ... (That friend is younger than me and my brain is no more like a spounge which absorbs a great amount of information).
And the good point for him : he can describe and comment on lots of things because he already memorized so much vocabulary ! In my case, there are many unknown words and I often can't build my sentences to create a conversation ... and according to me, we need to create a dialog to exchange with anybody.
Yes, learning sentence by sentence is different from learning character by character, you can consider that a sentence is indeed a tiny kind of story, with something expressed, with feelings ...
So, as I am concerned, this keeps on bringing up questions about the relevance of the method ! My friend follows a more effective path maybe. I still don't know.
Who is using a SRC (spaced repetition system) ? Do you think it can boost your long-term memory ? (see my posts about Anki)
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