Web Tools for Expanding Your Vocabulary

Internet is a great source for teacher to boost four skills of our students as well promoting their active word learning. Here are some tools to help us:

Free Rice is a world food programme that donates 10 grains of rice to help end hunger for every answer that you give correctly. This is a very meaningful way of practicing vocabulary with kids.

Confusing Words is a collection of 3210 words that are troublesome to our students. Words are grouped according to the way they are most often confused or misused.

Word Spy is an online dictionary where you can find the new words that are added to English.

GraphWords  is an online thesaurus that helps you find the meanings of words and show connections among associated words. You can easily see the meaning of each by simply placing the mouse cursor over it.

Knoword is an online game that tests your vocabulary by matching the definitions with the right words.

Vocabulary is an online dictionary and a web tool that lets you improve your vocabulary.

VocabGenii is an online vocabulary game where you create a word that matches the definition provided from the unscramble letters.

Rhymer helps you to find words that will rhyme with the word that you have provided.

Quizlet is a flashcard learning websites where you can create flashcards y sets for a wide-range of subjects. 

PhotoMunchrs is an online game where you need to “munch” the pictures that correctly illustrate the word.


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