Anki is a great software piece dealing with Spaced Repetition.

The second generation of Anki offers a different view on cards, notes, facts and layouts. Compared to the first version of this program, one may be confused by alternating definitions. But after a short period everything gets clear and logical.

I learn German nouns with my custom note type GermanNoun. It exposes the following fields:

  • Wortform;
  • Artikel;
  • Aussprache;
  • Paradigma;
  • Bedeutung;
  • Beispiel.

The trick is to combine these field with the help of card layouts. Using only 6 fields (many of them can be ommited) we are going to generate a lot of useful card.

Here the examples of the front card side:

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{{Wortform}}
<br>
{{#Beispiel}}{{Beispiel}}{{/Beispiel}}

The corresponding back side can be encoding as follows:

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{{Artikel}} {{Wortform}}
<span style='color: red; font-size: 16px'>{{Paradigma}}</span>
<br>
{{#Aussprache}}{{Aussprache}}{{/Aussprache}}
<hr id=answer>
{{Bedeutung}}

You may want to experiment with colors and font properties. HMTL to rescue :)

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