I'm currently learning another language, and is it odd that the alphabet in French is completely different colors and textures than the alphabet in English? Everything is mixed up and It's so frustrating!
This is a COMPLETELY normal!!!
I think it’s obvious that “money” has completely different colours than “argent” (money in French). Most grapheme synesthetes have the exact same difficulties and frustrations.
Once again, I have to refer back to A Mango Shaped Space by Wendy Mass. The main character struggled with this and learned a trick:
If the word “argent” is red and brown to you, picture a red and brown dollar bill. That way, whenever you try to remember the word for money, you’ll picture the coloured dollar bill and hopefully come up with “argent.”
I hope this helps!
If anyone has more tricks and tips, please comment/add onto this post!