teaching software: English
New software: English
- Word Workout is a game
where you have to put to together words out of scrambled letters. There
are always at least one word that contains all the letters but you can
also submit shorter words.
- Essay Analyzer
purpose of this software program is to aid English instructors and
students. English instructors can add as much or as little information
to their students´ essays as they desire. The instructor can add and
delete text, or he or she can simply insert a note that gives the
category of the writing problem that the student needs to address. The
program totals the problems by category and subcategory. The student
can then research the problems with the help of internet keywords and a
grammar glossary that is attached to the essay report.
- Test My
Grammar is a
helpful app for kids for the age group of 7-13 to learn English grammar
in an interactive way. This free app consist of 50 randomized questions
in an objective style and to make it competitive we have also added a
Puzzle Helper is
a simple tool that can help you with solving crossword puzzles. Just
type in the known letters and substitute any empty spaces with a "?" to
have the program suggest words that match the pattern. Crossword Puzzle
Helper includes a list of almost 50,000 words and you have the option
to add your own words to extend the word list.
- After the
Deadline for OpenOffice.org
is a smart English grammar, style, and contextual spelling checker for
OpenOffice.org. The grammar checker highlights common errors in your
writing. The style checker (off by default) finds passive voice,
clichés, redundant phrases, and complex expressions. The contextual
spelling checker looks for misused words and reports them to you. This
extension communicates with an open source software service to check
your writing. You may run your own server or use that provided by
afterthedeadline.com. Text sent to afterthedeadline.com is sent over
SSL and none of it is kept.
software for improving your English vocabulary. It can useful when
preparing for the GRE, GMAT, SAT, or any other vocabulary intensive
- Hangman with
Hangman using an included 170,000 word dictionary.
- Speaking Hangman
is an educational game to practice and expand your English and Spanish
vocabularies. The game is designed for people of any age above 7 years.
Speaking Hangman features 3 levels of vocabulary, which are based on
statistics about the most commonly used words. At level 1 you will
practice the 450 most common words in English or Spanish. At level 2
you will practice the 1,000 most common words. Level 3 features over
- Memorize Words Flashcard System
is a fully automated multimedia Leitner flashcard program for learning
English. It automatically retrieves meanings, word usages, and the
pronunciation of a flashcard word in audio from the Internet. It also
puts related Google pictures into flashcards.
- TheSage English Dictionary and Thesaurus
is a complete dictionary and a multifaceted thesaurus of the English
language. It runs locally, and does not use your Internet connection.
The program offers....
- Ultra Lingua English Dictionary
Lingua English Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus is an extensive,
fast, and convenient English dictionary including over 200,000
definitions, tens of thousands of synonyms, and extensive grammatical
information. Features include a complete English grammar,
translation, the ability to add new entries to the dictionary, wildcard
searches, drag-and-drop between other applications and Ultra Lingua,
support for text-to-speech so you can check your pronunciation (if you
have a SAPI-compliant speech engine installed), and more.
Shareware. Jeff Ondich, Ultra Lingua, Inc, http://www.ultralingua.com/.
- English grammar help + reference
English grammar help + reference that supplements the
grammar checker. Shareware for Windows 95, 98, 2000, or NT.
Click the little taskbar and Grammar Answers appear in the file format
you already know how to use- the Windows Help File. Less
complicated than online books. Useful for anyone who writes English in
Windows. Can use as personal or class tutor.
Changes: Win95 style toolbar, Run at Startup option, Tool tray icon
option, Stay on top, Dockable toolbar, More information.
Shareware. James Bair, English Plus+, http://englishplus.com/gramslam.htm
- Sophocles Screenwriting Software
Sophocles Screenwriting Software is a stand-alone word
processor for writing screenplays and other dramatic scripts.
It provides customizable, industry-standard support for feature film
and television formats, along with advanced, fully automated revision
handling for screenplays in production. Sophocles also
provides a number of unique tools to help you visualize your story's
Shareware. Tim Sheehan, http://www.sophocles.net/.
- Dynamic Spelling Bee: Multimedia spelling bee
Dynamic Spelling Bee is a multimedia spelling bee which
can use either spelling bee lists produced from simple text files or a
22,000 word spelling dictionary from which you can link your own
recording to individual words. The dictionary can produce
random spelling bee lists. New categories can be added and already
includes Music, Science, Medical and ten others. The
dictionary can be set to US or UK dialect. Spelling lists can be easily
edited ready to use or saved for later. Twenty list examples are
included and the whole spelling bee library can be downloaded via our
web site. Send bee lists as email attachments. Learn mode can
display a word, letter by letter, Sounding each letter until it is
completed. The program also includes Scrap Pad, Browse,
Dictionary Editor, History, and Stats information and more.
Shareware. Peter Richards, Pajersoft, http://www.pajersoft.com/.