18 Aug '11, 8am

WordWit – A Mobile Game App That Teaches You Proper English

WordWit – A Mobile Game App That Teaches You Proper English

There are mobile reference apps, and there are mobile game apps. What if there was an app that combined both? Here’s one that does – WordWit from Ballpoint, Inc. allows you to learn (proper) English and have fun while you’re at it. The app pairs often misused words – think ‘principal’ and ‘principle’, or ‘there’ and ‘their’ – and then will explains them clearly, as well as provide entertaining examples from literature and the media.You can either spin for random word pairs, or use in-built search to look for specific words. Quick quizzes help reinforce those lessons. WordWit was imagined, conceived, and created by Ballpoint’s seasoned team of writers, educators, editors, and designers. In fact, Ballpoint co-founders Susan Leigh Babcock and David Drucker were both seasoned, professional journalists, so it’s probably unsurprising that they want to do something about the badl...

Full article: http://www.youngupstarts.com/2011/08/18/wordwit-a-mobile-...

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