Tutorials

How to add a note without a sentence

Intro You may want to add a note without a sentence. Perhaps you want a pronunciation card for the word receipt. Follow this totorial to learn how to create a flashcard without a sentence. Tutorial Add a new note with “;;” Open the add window. Type “;;” into the Sentence field. Add other information to the…

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Anki Stats – Checking your progress

Intro Anki keeps lots of information about your learning. This information is called Anki Stats. It’s like your “grade.” In this tutorial, you can see some of my Anki stats and compare them to yours. Tutorial Click on the little graph icon next to the sync button in the Deck Selection Window. There is a…

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Studying Grammar with EFA cards

Intro You can study grammar with EFA cards. It’s easy. Tutorial 3 parts of grammar There are three different parts of grammar: The words The form of the words (run, ran, catch caught) The order of the words You can study grammar by taking away or changing one of these parts. Example I was doing…

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600 Picture-Word Cards

Required Reading Installing Anki Add-ons Install the ImageResizer Add-on Intro These cards give you the 600 most useful words in English. These cards do not have pictures because you must add a picture that helps YOU remember. Download these cards at the Anki Deck Library. Tutorial Before you Start Configure the ImageResizer Add-on. Click on…

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I don’t know how to choose i+1 sentences – Glossika sentences

Intro For some people, it’s very hard to choose i+1 sentences. Don’t worry. Someone has already solved this problem for you. Glossika has a collection of 3,000 sentences, from basic to advanced English. The sentences will teach you the most common vocabulary and grammar that you need to know in order to speak English fluently.…

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Cards without a sentence (DIY)

Required Reading Creating EFA Flashcards – Tutorial Directory (DIY) Intro You may not need a sentence to learn some words. In this tutorial, you can learn how to add cards without sentences. Tutorial Create the card Open the Add window. Put your word and other information into the fields. Anki requires something in the first…

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Resyncing subtitles (DIY)

Intro Your downloaded subtitles may not be synchronized with your video.  Learn how to resync your subtitles in subs2srs. Tutorial Open your video and subtitle file in VLC media player. Skip to a part of the video where there is talking. Play the video.  Use the “g” and “h” keys to adjust the timing of…

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Combining two or more notes into one

Intro Sometimes movie notes contain incomplete sentences. You may want to add two subtitles to one note. Tutorial Here is a movie card with a very short subtitle. I want to combine it with the next note’s sentence. Combining Click on the second note in the browser window and copy the text. Click on the…

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Installing Anki Add-ons

Intro To use English First Aid, you need to install some Add-ons to Anki.  please follow the instructions below. Tutorial How to install add-ons In the main Anki window click on Tools–>Add-ons–>Browse & Install… Copy-paste your add-on code into the box and click OK. Don’t use the code in this screenshot. See the Recommended Add-ons below.…

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