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46 The Teacher  1-2 (187) 2022 Grammar form of a diagram (Buzan 2014: 49).The mindmapping technique, which involves active and deep processing, enables the brain to use its potential. Furthermore, visual tools help students develop better recall, comprehend and critical thinking skills, regardless of the various learning style. Therefore, mind mapping technique is effective not only for traditionally “visual” learners. Using mind-maps According to Buzan (2014: 27), mind maps are visual diagrams which involve creation, visualization and organization of various ideas around a central concept, which is often drawn as an image in the center of a blank page. By focusing on key ideas and connections between them, using various colors, images and symbols, the students are able tomap their knowledge in a manner which can help them understand and remember new information. The process also helps develop students’ creativity and increase their involvement. Although mind maps can be produced by using paper and colour pencils, several companies have developed software which facilitates drawing the mind maps (e.g. www.miro.com, www.mindomo.com, www.edrawsoft.com, www.xmind.net, www.mindmeister.com). Buzan (2014: 92) gives some rules on how to create effective mind maps:  use the horizontal orientation of the page;  draw a picture in the center of the page;  use various sizes of letters, lines and pictures;  organize various elements of the mind map around the central part;  use arrows between the elements which are linked together;  use various colours;  use capital letters;  write one word on each line;  write clearly and neatly. Mind maps can be used for grammar revision both by teachers and by students; they can focus around one specific grammar point (Picture 1) or to compare and contrast various points (Picture 2). ❯❯❯ Picture 1 (comparative and superlative adjectives):

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