January 22, 2013
Dictionary.com App Teaches GRE Vocabulary through Mobile Gaming
By Jacqueline Lee, Contributing Writer
Studying GRE vocabulary words used to mean piles of index cards, lots of coffee and a willing spouse or study partner to quiz you on the definitions. Dictionary.com aims to revolutionize GRE vocabulary study by making it mobile. In the process, you may even (gasp!) have fun.
GRE by Dictionary.com, available for both the iPhone (News - Alert) and iPad, tests students on the 1,000 most common words asked on the GRE. By playing the app’s fun and addictive word games, students can master GRE vocabulary in just 10 minutes per day.
In addition to mastering GRE words, students can earn badges, set goals, unlock content and uncover expert-level test-taking tips. They can also track their progress and get extra practice from flashcards generated by the app. The app won’t just appeal to students who are hitting the books to take the GRE; it will also appeal to ESL students studying for the TOEFL and word lovers of all ages... Read More