Sunday, February 14, 2016

Rewordify: Help Students Understand what they Read

This powerful, free, online software can improve reading, learning, and teaching. This site can:

  • Intelligently simplify difficult English, for faster comprehension
  • Effectively teach words, for building a better vocabulary
  • Help teachers save time and produce engaging lessons
  • Help improve learning outcomes
Enter hard sentences (or whole chapters) into a yellow box at the top of the site. (You can also enter a web site URL.) Click Rewordify text and you'll instantly see an easier version, for fast understanding. The reworded words are highlighted— click them to hear and learn the original harder word.
I entered: The eloquent speaker evoked an emotional cascade of scintillating memories.  
Rewordify gave me: The very well-spoken/very well-written speaker reminded people of/brought out an emotional waterfall of pretty memories.

Clicking on the automatically highlighted "very well-spoken/very well-written" revealed this definition:

Parts of Speech
Legend: Click the legend words to toggle highlighting. Get help on this page.
The eloquent speaker evoked an emotional cascade of scintillating memories .
Caveat: No computerized (or human) part of speech tagger is perfect. 

It's free, ad-free, fast, and safe. Many other features are part of this site for teachers and students!

Go check it out! Rewordify