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In HICP work, not only do learners better recall the anchored, improved sound in a word, they also should naturally associate other words or expressions with that node/sound as well. (That effect, too, is anticipated by research reported in earlier blogposts.) That is not to say that typical classroom random gestures are not "touching" . . . just that adding touch makes them much more effective and manageable--and moving!