WordSteps.com, a new interactive online startup, offers a new approach for learning new foreign words. The main idea is pretty simple: spend 15 minutes a day visiting this website and get about 20 new foreign words remembered in return. Thus there are about 3000-7000 new foreign words a year.
Online PR News – 23-June-2010 – – Resent research reveals this number of words is enough to understand 80% of all foreign books, newspapers and movies, and this is more than enough to communicate with foreigners from day to day.
Since its launch in March 2010, WordSteps.com has attracted over 20,000 users from different countries. The site is international, translated into several languages, gives you opportunity to you learn 9 most popular languages, including: English, Russian, French, Spanish, Chinese, German, Japanese, Italian and Portuguese.
WordSteps.com has the primary objective of giving users effective online tools for creating vocabularies and learning new words. With this aim, WordSteps offers six exercises. Among those there are popular flash cards, choosing of correct translation, spelling of words and others. Most of exercises have correct answer keys. The feature of creating new dictionaries is also simplified. For each English word WordSteps.com offers an auto transcription feature, for all words - auto translation feature. This way users spend less time for creating new dictionaries.
Registered users can experience the advantages of some additional features. Among them there are: tracking the learning progress, sending private messages to your friends, voting system and others.
WordSteps.com believes that online learning services can complement traditional ways of learning a language to make it more interesting and inspiring.