GRE Word List iPhone app

If you are preparing for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), you may find my GRE Word List iPhone app useful in the verbal section.

GRE Word List (Full):

Features:

✔ Favorites – you can add words to your favorite list and edit/delete them.
✔ Search – search for any given word or words in the list.
✔ Edit notes – Edit quick notes about any particular word for reference.
✔ Fast navigation using finger flick or navigating using left and right arrows.
✔ Words are indexed and listed alphabetically with smooth scrolling.

GRE Word List (Lite):

Download the app today.

Link to GRE Word List (Full):
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gre-word-list-full/id468563412

Link to GRE Word List (Lite):
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gre-word-list-lite/id465878792

Please send your comments, feedback and suggestions for improvement here. Thank you.

Advertisements

Scripps National Spelling Bee 2008 / guerdon

Sameer MishraThe 2008 National Spelling Bee was won by a 13-year old student Sameer Mishra from Indiana. There was a record number of 288 participants this year. Sameer Mishra beat Sidharth Chand of Michigan with the word “guerdon”, which means “something that one has earned or gained”. It was a close fight. This was Sameer’s fourth and Sidharth’s first Bee competitions. Sameer was coached by his sister who was also one of the contestants.

The profiles of other contestants are great and many had attempted the Bee before unsuccessfully. The youngest was an 8 year old boy Sriran Hathwar.

I love spelling competitions and have always followed them. The movie Akeelah and the Bee is one of my favourite movies. If you like spellings, English grammar/vocabulary and origin of words, you’ll really love that movie.

Read more about this on CNN and Yahoo! News.

Sameer Mishra is an American of Indian origin, so some of the Indian news websites lapped up the news.

Rediff.com misspelt the word American as Amrican in its title post!! Very good tribute to someone who won a Spelling Bee.

Rediff misspells American