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Language Exercise Method

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015666D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-20
Document File: 1 page(s) / 63K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a system integrated a dictionary and an examination into one flow as a method of learning language. Problem in the view of dictionary A man may be have to look up the same word repeatedly in a dictionary, if the word is his weak point. Problem in the view of examination A man does not need to take an examination in well-known words for him. With this idea, a dictionary has data of weak point words for him, and give them to examination as questions. As the result, the man will master the language, while he is taking examinations focusing on only his weakness . In other words, he can optimize the cost and time for his learning. The system overview is indicated as following use-case chart below.

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Language Exercise Method

Disclosed is a system integrated a dictionary and an examination into one flow as a method of learning language.

Problem in the view of dictionary -- A man may be have to look up the same word repeatedly in a dictionary, if the word is his weak point. Problem in the view of examination -- A man does not need to take an examination in well-known words for him.

With this idea, a dictionary has data of weak point words for him, and give them to examination as questions.

As the result, the man will master the language, while he is taking examinations focusing on only his weakness. In other words, he can optimize the cost and time for his learning. The system overview is indicated as following use-case chart below.

look up in dictionary

provide an examination

system overview

In this system, a dictionary means an input user-interface, and a examination means an output user-interface on the lerning flow. And the data of his weakness words change to the questions data.

Additional function -- As the system records the word, it records also the number of times of recording the word. With the number, the system give priority in questions. The word having more number of times of looking up, ranks higher in the questions list. The user can know his priority to learn.

Additional function -- In the questions list, his weakness word has a URL link to start to search the word in the internet. In the search result, the user can read many examples of articl...