Vocabulary learning and technology: are they a perfect match?

Nahla Schowahne's picture

Mark Osborne and Graham Shipman presented their project which is called WordReady. The program is intended to enhance vocabulary usage through practice in the program. Te program informs the users of their progress from words that they are learning to what they will be learning in the future.

    The users can copy any text, paste it into the program and starts the vocabulary learning process. When clicking on a single words, questions begins to appear starting from the part of speech, definition in the context, multiple choice, and fill in the gaps questions.