7 Educational Apps to Help Students Develop Their English Vocabulary

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In today's post we are revising our list of educational apps to help students and young learners develop their English vocabulary. This is a list which features some practical apps that provide students with learning resources to help them grow their active vocabulary and learn how to use language functionally, that is, in purposeful communicative situations. These resources include:  interactive games, word puzzles, lexical items, and quizzes.

1- Wokabulary

‘Wokabulary is your personal vocabulary trainer that helps you learn and organize your vocabulary efficiently.’

2- Vocab Genius
‘Improve your vocabulary FASTER than with any other vocab app. Applying the latest in cognitive science techniques, Brainscape helps you efficiently learn over 1,300 dynamic flashcards covering both vocabulary words and their roots’

3- Dictionary.com Dictionary & Thesaurus for iPad

‘Top-rated app with trusted reference content from Dictionary.com &Thesaurus.com. WORKS OFFLINE - no Internet connection needed when searching words.’

4- Kids’Vocab
‘Now kids can build vocab anywhere, anytime, all while having fun. With 9 addictive games designed to help understand words rather than just memorize them, our Kids’ Vocab app will broaden kids’ vocabularies and sharpen their reading & writing skills. There’s only one rule: no boring flash cards allowed.’

5- Vocabulary.com
‘With its uniquely effective word learning system, the Vocabulary.com app helps you master words through a fun and addictive game. And it’s powered by the world's smartest, fastest dictionary. From the makers of the award-winning Vocabulary.com website, this app will expand your vocabulary with lightning speed!’

6- Vocabador
‘The Vocabador iPhone application is ideal for students studying for the SAT, the GRE or for anyone looking to boost their vocabulary. Combining the theme of Lucha Libre wrestling with over 400 powerful vocabulary words, Vocabador offers a fresh approach to learning that will help you build some serious vocabulary muscle!’

7- Words With Friends
‘Words With Friends is the fun, free word game that lets you connect with friends and family while expanding your vocabulary and sharpening your wit. Test your brain power and spell your way to victory. ’