You know why flashcards are famous? Because they work. And frankly, we think Tinycards work even better. This clever app--made by the people behind language-learning classic Duolingo--makes it easy to subscribe to topics ranging from famous landmarks to historical events, then receive tons of interactive cards to memorize. You can hear pronunciation, study illustrations, and unlock new decks as you progress--and it's actually fun the whole time. Take that, flashcards.
iPhone and IPad app that helps to learn languages and prepare tests
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Flash cards are a time-tested way of getting up to speed on a subject. Tinycards takes them to the next level, putting more than 10,000 decks on science, math, history, geography, foreign languages, and more on your iPhone or iPad.
Unlike old-school cards, Tinycards is interactive. With some decks, you select from multiple-choice answers; others ask you to type in a response. The foreign-language decks include recordings of words pronounced by native speakers.
The app also adapts to your learning, using a technique called spaced repetition. Because you tend to forget what you learned over time, the app intelligently resurfaces decks you've mastered. it also notices which card you're struggling with and keeps reshuffling those through the deck you ace them consistently.
In addition to offering thousands of premade decks, Tinycards lets you create your own (esoteric Harry Potter trivia, anyone?) and share it with others.
So pick a topic and dive in--no index cards or permanent markers required.
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