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2013-12-07 23:00:53

eReflect discusses how the digital world has become an indispensable part of 21st century lifestyles with Erin Jansen. At her own website netlingo.com, Erin Jansen explores how language and technology shape one another. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 08, 2013 eReflect recently discussed 21st century language skills with Erin Jansen, creator of netlingo.com, a website that monitors and records the intersection between language and technology. Her website is the largest list of text and...

2013-12-03 23:03:02

Motivation and perseverance can help non-native English speakers master the English language. In a recent interview, Dan Dumitrache’s own success story reveals this simple truth. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Many ESL students find themselves feeling discouraged halfway their education. As the developers at eReflect know, without consistent motivation and perseverance, learning English can be challenging. However, when a person finds purpose and joy in learning English,...

2013-12-02 23:02:41

Lernstift is a handwriting spellchecker, a pen that vibrates when a word is misspelled. eReflect explores the possibilities and ramifications of a wider use of the Lernstift pen. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 A German start-up company has developed Lernstift (German for "learning pen"), a Linux-computer based pen that using patent pending technology to detect spelling errors when the user writes out text in longhand on paper, or even in the air. In this short...

2013-11-22 23:03:48

eReflect presents a new course on improving spelling via Slideshare.net that utilizes seven strategies to assist adults and children alike in a society where the focus on linguistic teaching no longer includes correct spelling. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 A new course has been released by eReflect, the company behind the Ultimate Spelling software, via Slideshare.net. It's focused on improving spelling skills through a 10 lesson series which emphasizes 7 types of...

2013-11-17 23:01:12

Abby Marks Beale of RevitItUpReading.com recently shared the techniques she has used to help people with reading faster for the past 25 years during an interview with the 7 Speed Reading editor. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 7 Speed Reading recently interviewed Abby Marks Beale of RevItUpReading.com about the resources available on her website. In a September 19th blog post on eReflect's 7 Speed Reading website, Beale explained that she used to hate reading and went...

2013-11-07 23:21:17

eReflect, developer of Ultimate Spelling™ software, revealed today that the games featured in the software not only improve spelling performance but also enrich the user’s vocabulary. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 The Ultimate Spelling™ software program is designed to help people improve their spelling through a wide variety of exercises and games. What most people are not aware of is that the software is primarily designed to improve spelling accuracy, it also helps...

2013-10-30 23:03:24

Spelling can be a rewarding and fun experience for young learners. Despite the widespread belief among younger students that spelling is a tedious thing to learn, eReflect recommends new techniques and practices to make learning more attractive for young learners. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 The editor at eReflect's Ultimate Spelling™ blog has recently talked to Roxie Carroll of akidsheart.com in an effort to raise awareness on how spelling can be a creative and...

2013-10-25 23:01:53

eReflect pointed out today that official spelling correction announcements are still practiced by widely-read online and print media outlets. This illustrates that spelling improvement is not a one-time attempt, but a continuous, life-long effort that even professionals need to pay attention to. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 Ultimate Spelling™ designer, eReflect, announced today through its representative that online and print magazines and newspapers are still using a...

2013-10-23 23:02:11

eReflect emphasizes the importance of consistent spelling practice and encouraging learners to diligently practice in order to improve their spelling performance. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 eReflect, the developer of Ultimate Spelling™ software, released a statement today on the importance of remembering that spelling is a language skill that requires consistent, diligent practicing in order to achieve satisfactory results in a short time. The person learning spelling...

2013-10-22 23:02:49

Ultimate Spelling™ developer eReflect, with the help of Dave Regan, demonstrates how spelling improvement can be achieved through quality spelling games. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Spelling improvement is about personalized practice and fun, eReflect announced after a discussion with the manager of armoredpenguin.com, a language game generator. While spelling activities help children learn to spell, what ultimately makes spelling information become spelling knowledge is...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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