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VocabSushi for iOS

Developer's Description

Are you tired of dull vocab apps that are just variations of memorizing definitions and flipping through virtual flashcards? Well, we LOVE vocabulary words but hate rote memorization and boring example sentences. So we built VocabSushi, a revolutionary app that lets you learn the vocabulary from classic books like "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" and "Frankenstein" using actual sentences! We think youll agree theres no better way to learn vocabulary than through the writing of the best authors of our time.VocabSushi is endlessly addictive because it offers content that is always fresh and interesting. No other vocabulary app does this. When youre done learning the vocabulary from, say, Jack Londons "Call of the Wild" you can dive into H.G. Wells "War of the Worlds" or 100 other books.We think a great sentence is like a work of art, and weve selected thousands of the best ones so you can read bitesize portions of your favorite books and focus on the vocabulary in the sentences. Best of all, it's free!FEATURES:* Free app includes 2 free books: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne and Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.* Rock the vocab sections of the SAT, ACT, GRE, TOEFL and more, or excel in English class or just build an impressive vocabulary through the classics.* In-app purchase of 100 additional classic books like Sherlock Holmes and The Scarlet Letter, just to name a few.* Browse vocabulary words that appear in each chapter along with definition. Click for the sentence.* Learn section shows you a sentence from the chapter and lets you figure out what the boldfaced vocab word means based on the context. Tap for its definition and swipe to move on.* Quiz has tons of sentence completion questions that use real sentences from the selected chapter and vocabulary from the book as answer choices.* Tap for hint to get the definition of the answer word. * Earn points for correct answers (5x the difficulty level if correct on first attempt, 3x difficulty if correct on second attempt).* Set your difficulty level and see only challenging words. * Check your points status in the progress page.* Average of 500 vocab words and 1000 sentence completion questions for each book.MOST POPULAR BOOKS:20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - Verne, JulesA Christmas Carol - Dickens, CharlesA Journey to the Center of the Earth - Verne, JulesA Room with a View - Forster, E.M.A Tale of Two Cities - Dickens, CharlesAdventures of Huckleberry Finn - Twain, MarkAdventures of Sherlock Holmes, The - Doyle, Sir Arthur ConanAdventures of Tom Sawyer, The - Mark TwainAge of Innocence, The - Wharton, EdithAlice's Adventures in Wonderland - Carroll, LewisArabian Nights - AnonymousAround the World in 80 Days - Verne, JulesBlack Beauty - Sewell, AnnaCall of the Wild, The - London, JackCount of Monte Cristo, The - Alexandre DumasDavid Copperfield - Dickens, CharlesMansfield Park - Austen, JaneMarvelous Land of Oz, The - Baum, L. FrankMerry Adventures of Robin Hood, The - Pyle, HowardRepublic, The - PlatoRobinson Crusoe - Defoe, DanielScarlet Letter, The - Hawthorne, NathanielSea Wolf, The - London, JackSecret Agent, The - Conrad, JosephSense and Sensibility - Austen, JaneStrange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, The - Stevenson, Robert LouisTales of the Jazz Age - Fitzgerald, F. ScottThree Musketeers, The - Alexandre Dumas pereThrough the Looking Glass - Carroll, LewisTime Machine, The - Wells, H.G.Treasure Island - Stevenson, Robert LouisUncle Tom's Cabin - Stowe, Harriet BeecherVanity Fair - Thackeray, William MakepeaceWalden - Thoreau, Henry DavidWar and Peace - Tolstoy, LeoWar of the Worlds - Wells, H.G.Where Angels Fear to Tread - Forster, E.M.White Fang - London, JackWonderful Wizard of Oz, The - Baum, L. FrankWuthering Heights - Bronte, Emily+ a whole lot more!Adding new books every week, check back soon!

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.0.1

Tweaks, works on iPhone 3G/3GS/iPod, introduced 100 additional books for sale.

General

Release March 5, 2011
Date Added March 5, 2011
Version 1.0.1

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.1 or later. iTunes account required

Popularity

Total Downloads 21
Downloads Last Week 0
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