Are you still using those ‘visiting cards’ or a ‘diary’ to write down the difficult words, and use it when you want to revise the word? It is a real pleasant surprise to see the new addition to dictionary.com- the Flashcard. Simply speaking, it is the advanced way to get to the minute details of a word or a popular phrase. Until now we used to focus only to the meaning and usage of a word, but this tool i.e Flashcard will provide you the solution to focus on 5 aspects of a word. And they are:
P – Pronunciation
U – Usage
M – Meaning
RM – Reverse Meaning (Find the word for a definition)
S – Spelling
All you need to do is an uncomplicated sign-in and a valid email id will do it for you.
Once you log-in to your account, you will see a whole new world waiting for you with numerous angles and prospective. You can make your own decks/wordlist. Just fill your decks with relevant items and words and you will be offered with an option to enhance further on those particular words with audio aides and multiple meaning options. This gives you a practice value and revision model. And next you can check out the Community pages with numerous decks loaded with valuable information and application. So if you are lazy enough to create your own deck, you can check-out others deck and study them. After all motive is to make our vocab strong instead of making a wordlist (isn’t it )
The most interesting feature perhaps is the Subjects page that presents six different categories with relevant decks and just clicks on the Study Now link; you will find a table with multiple options of learning. Drag in the one you need and get ready to know that word with its meaning, usage and application. Not only that, it has got the most useful option of getting the phonetic assistance. You can listen to the word and understand the way it is actually pronounced! So, it is like a super market of a word with every intricate corners covered with understanding, application and apprehension.
Apart from these features, Flashcard has something for everyone (should I say- everything for everyone!) with the introduction of Grade Levels. The user can start with the Kindergarten level to the most advanced ones that ranges to Grade 12. So, no matter what age you are, what profession you are into, you can easily be a part of the educating model that definitely would help you in your school, work place or in any fields of personal life.
Scroll a bit down and set for an online test including- TOEFL, GRE, GMAT, ACT, SAT and more. All the above mentioned features are also there with all its elaborate aspects and user benefits.
Hunting down the pages of a heavy weight paper dictionary for a word and its usages have seen a whole new definition of advanced learning in form of http:// flashcards.dictionary.com/
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