Wednesday 28 July 2010

Self-test : Dictation test

With the addition of the new dictation test, there are now 7 different ways to test your vocabulary on the My Words web site!

The dictation test assesses your ability to recognize and spell words that are spoken. All you need to do is activate the speech (powered by the Say It Right engine) in each question and type the word that you hear in the space provided.

Your test results will be given to you instantaneously and they will show your answer next to the correct one. Click on both to have them read back to you and compare your incorrect answers to the correct ones to hear what you are mishearing!

Why not try out the new dictation test and practice your listening skills today!

Wednesday 14 July 2010

Silent letter words

In My Words (Say It Right), we have just added a new section about silent letter words. Silent letters are letters that you cannot hear when you say the word, but are there when you write the word. For example, "sword" is pronounced as "sord" because the "w" is silent.

Review words with silent letters today and hear the correct pronunciation! Link: