Students have many reading aids available to them when they're reading. These can be activated by highlighting a portion of the text. When you select a portion of the text (a few words or a sentence) you'll see the below menu. When you select a single word, you have the additional option of "Define."
Sometimes it may be helpful to send a private message to your teacher that you're not quite understanding a portion of the text.
To listen to a word or sentence aloud in the text, in questions or in shared notes;
The text may take a second to load, then will immediately play aloud. After the first read is complete, you can adjust the speed at which the text is read as well as the voice of the reader. You can also reply the text as many times as you would like.
Sometimes it may be helpful to translate a certain portion of the text, a question or a note to another language. Languages currently supported are Spanish, French, Japanese, German, Italian, Chinese, Korean, Arabic, Russian, Latin, Vietnamese, Somali, Filipino, Ukrainian, Hindi, Hebrew and Urdu. Let us know if you'd like us to see others added.
When reading, students often come across new words. Having the ability to comprehend unfamiliar words is an essential skill that not only enhances the student's vocabulary but also improves their writing skills.
The Dictionary also includes images for some terms so that young learners can get added understanding through visuals.
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