Memrise is a free online language-learning website. It uses flashcards with mnemonics to teach. Users are tested by multiple choice and type-in tests. Memrise was founded by Ed Cooke and Greg Detre. Memrise is headquartered in England.
Memrise uses what's called "elaborate encoding" to help users remember different concepts.
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