If you are the parent of a school-going kid, you are going to focus on vocabulary a lot. And if you have an iPhone, teaching vocabulary to your kids becomes all the more easy. You can use your iPhone or iPad as the fun-loving vocabulary mentor.
Through games, lessons and interaction, these vocab apps help you/your kid develop a robust vocabulary along with an understanding of the language. Check these out:
#1. Sight Words 2
Sight Words 2 is for kindergarten and preschool kids. The app has five different games with easy and hard levels to develop your child’s skill. The color graphics and built-in voice keep the children engaged. While the basic app is free, you’ll need to do an in-app purchase to unlock all the features.
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#2. Kid’s Vocab
Kid’s Vocab is a “gamified” app for teaching words, phrases, pronunciation and their usage. The lessons are crafted in the form of games. There are 9 games in all (with 25 additional vocab lessons that you can downloaded from within the app). This is one of those apps designed specifically to keep kids glued and engaged in a fun environment.
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#3. Phonics Genius
Phonics Genius has more than 6000 words to build your child’s vocabulary. Words are arranged phonically for easy associations and memorization. You can add your cards and record your own voice for new words. The audio feature in the app guides children correctly.
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#4. Grammar Express
Although not a vocabulary-related app, Grammar Express is a must-have language app for your kid (or anyone wanting to learn the tenses). The app has all tenses of grammar laid down with thousands of examples. Tests let you evaluate yourself after the lessons are done. There’s an in-app purchase of $4.99 that will unlock the full question bank.
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#5. Vocab Genius
Vocab Genius is a quick-learning vocabulary app. The app works on flashcards. These flashcards have words with definition, synonyms, prefixes, suffixes and exemplary sentences. What adds to the charm is that Vocab Genius not only has over 800 flashcards for some of the most difficult words but also features an algorithm that makes memorization a walk through the park. You might have to shell out $4.99 for the in-app purchase to unlock all the content.
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