Browsing All posts tagged under »vocab«

App Review: Scrabble and Angry Words (or how to use word games to increase your vocabulary)

March 15, 2012


Word games are a great way to stretch your linguistic muscles and learn new vocabulary. You can, of course, buy word searches in magazine format, or play a solitaire game of Scrabble on a traditional board. But if you have a smartphone or a tablet, these days there are many other options. I was excited to find […]

Techniques for learning vocabulary

March 2, 2012


Get a vocab book I know I’ve said this before (and will probably say it again), but the single most useful item you can use for language learning is a pocket-sized notebook which you can slip into your handbag or pocket. Down one side, write the word in the target language, and down the other […]