April 29, 2015
Upon the request of several readers of our blog, we have done some sifting through the Android app store and curated the selection below. These are some of the most popular apps that you can use to teach your students and kids English vocabulary. Our selection is based on a variety of rating criteria such as number of installs, user reviews and content rating of the apps. We hope you find the titles below helpful and if you have other suggestions to add to the list, please share with us. Enjoy
1- Vocabulary Builder
This is a powerful vocabulary game that helps learners builder their vocabulary. The app enables users to quiz themselves everyday to learn over 1200 words picked by expert tutors. Words include definitions and are illustrated in sentences. There are also different levels of difficulty (e.g. advanced, intermediate, and advanced). Learners can also track their progress as they study.
2- PowerVocab Word Game
This mobile word game is a handy dictionary of challenging words. It also has a multiplayer mode where you play with other live user - have fun with social gaming for playing words with friends type of games! PowerVocab is specifically helpful for students of SAT, GRE, GMAT, and ASVAB, who are looking to substantially enhance their vocabulary into top tier. The key app features are Learn words, Challenge quiz, and Search words which is like a handy dictionary. The words contain detailed definitions, multiple example sentences, and phonetic pronunciation of words.
3- Johnny Grammar Word Challenge
Beat the clock and answer as many spelling, vocabulary and grammar questions as you can in this 60-second quiz! Johnny Grammar’s Word Challenge is a quiz for English learners to test common vocabulary, spelling and grammar that appears in everyday English.
4- uVocab- Vocabulary Builder