Here is a memory game or more like a memory exercise that I am going to show you guys. My name is Ron White. I am a two-time USA Memory Champ. I’m going to give you guys a list of sounds to test your memory skills and I want you all to try to remember these sounds in the order that I give them to you. They are words in a different language but they sound more like “sounds” so all I ask is for you to try to memorize these sounds and see how many you can get. I will give you the answers at the end, this is a memory exercise that helped me win some memory tournaments.
The first sound you want to remember is:
E, like the letter “E”
The second sound is “all”
The third sound is “bay”
The forth sound is “blao”- it almost sounds like you’re about to say loud but with a b instead and without a d at the end, like this bl-ow, phonetically.
The fifth sound is “chee”
The sixth sound is “joe”
The seventh sound is “chyeah”
If you want to, you can study and review them before going to the next step.
Now, try to say or write down all seven of these sounds in the order that you read them and see how many you can get. It’s crucial to the memory exercise that you remember them in the exact order as I gave them to you.
How well did you do? Did you get all seven of them or just one of them? My assistant Elizabeth will help you guys hear how it should sound. These are not just noise or sounds that I made up. Like I stated before, this is a different language. These sounds are actually words in the Hmong or Mongolian language. Just about 10 minutes ago, Elizabeth taught me how to count one through seven in her language. I used this memory technique to memorize them and I am going to teach you how I memorized them by using this memory exorcise.
Number one is the sound “e” I envisioned the letter “e” on the top of my head, a lower case e, like the icon to Internet Explorer, dancing on top of my head.
The next sound or number is “all” which is the number 2 in her language. I pictured a doctor examining my nose by putting a stick inside my nose and I am say “alllllll.”
The next sound in her language is “bay” which is the number three. I pictured a bay in my mouth, to be specific, I pictured the San Fran Bay. I opened my mouth and the bay comes out everywhere.
The next sound is “blao” so on my ribs, I imagined a blouse, like a woman’s blouse, wrapping around my ribs.
The number five sound is “chee” so on my liver, I imagined cheese coming out of my liver.
Next, for my image, I used a cup of joe coming out of my hips, because “joe” is the next sound, which is the number six in Mongolian.
Number seven in the Mongolian language is “chyeah” it is rather hard to spell the accent, but Elizabeth will pronounce it properly, so you can hear how it should sound. The image I used to remember this sound or this word is someone saying “SHHHHH” on his knee and on the other knee, I pictured someone say “yeah yeah” so I put it together and it makes the sound “chyeah”
Now that you have these images, try to review again and use this technique to see how many you can get.
To hear the correct pronunciation of these “sounds” Click the video link below:
To learn more about how to memorize, click here: