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VOA Special English - Words And Their Stories
iOS Universal Education
This is a VOA Special English learning application, which is easy-to-use, simple and effective.
☆It includes 2011 and 2012 Words And Their Stories, a total of 80 reports!
★ The software contains quality audio files and enables learning at anytime you like even in the absence of Internet access.
★ Accurate translation with graphical and text descriptions to help you understand and learn.
★Full text reading and sentence-by-sentence reading and re-play upon a single click to improve learning efficiency.
★ Repeated reading sentence-by-sentence and audio record reference that encourage you to read out authentic American English.
【Full text reading】
※Click the sentence to play it.
※Hold the sentence to repeat reading it at a regular interval of 3 seconds.
※Drag the article up and down to pause.
※Background playing to make it convenient for other operations.
※Automatic re-play; controllable play of previous or next article.
※Adjustable background color, font size and highlight color of texts.
※Your repeat of each sentence is expected and recorded.
※Reading to be repeated automatically if no learner response is detected for long.
※Automatic replay of audio records after learner repeating; manual comparisons of voices are enabled.
※Click on left and right arrows or scroll the screen to skip to previous or next sentence.
★Note: learner to repeat in a quiet environment if possible to avoid possible errors in recording.
〖Words and Their Stories〗
As a very good material to learn American English, it introduces the vivid and interesting words, expressions and phrases in American English through story-telling. You can not only enjoy the interesting stories read in authentic American English, but also improve your knowledge of the social and cultural backgrounds, historic traditions and status-quo of the USA.
First of all an apology to all users, been sick in the second half of 2012, did not give us update App, very sorry.In the beginning of 2013, I will redouble our efforts to make the software easier to use and richer content.
If the App is helpful to you, I hope you can click 'Suggestion' to rate the application and wrote your evaluation, your support is our biggest motivation! ^_^
1. Add repeat and auto-next episode options.
2. You can translate english sentences to 60+ languages.
3. Daily learning reminder, set a time to remind you learning english.
4. Sleep play Mode, will auto stop playing fall asleep after.
5、To fix Online translation bug
6、Optimization the speaking practice experience, to increase the recording time
7、Listening exercises increased adjust the speech rate
8、Optimization for iPhone5
9. Increase the second half of 2011's news.
10. Increase the 2012's news.