Mind Maps Aid EFL Students’ Vocabulary Building

  •  Basmah Issa Ahmad AlSaleem    


Mind mapping is a way to facilitate access to knowledge and retrieval by visual evidence such as pictures, arrows and colors. Young students need one place to register mind maps and the possibility of retrieving their memory. Through this study, the researcher found that the elementary student assistant on the creation of personal, bright and interesting using mind maps can alleviate the difficulties of recall and memorization of vocabulary for a longer period of time. On the other hand, teaching and learning through the mapping of the mind is a fun and entertaining way as it helps to motivate students to study new things and seek to learn and encourage learners to use new vocabulary habitually and increase the desire of students to know more. In addition, drawing skills is one of the easiest ways to manage, handle and develop vocabulary retention.

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