English LaunchPad is packed full of useful tools and information to help launch your English learning experience! Check out these useful and well thought out tools in English LaunchPad:
• Flash Cards
A proven and time tested way to learn vocabulary, English LaunchPad has over 700 beautifully illustrated flash cards in 20 different categories to help learners commit words to memory.
• Grammar Structures
The main ingredient for learning English, and the most difficult to learn, English LaunchPad has made it easier to understand and use the sometimes complicated and always intimidating grammar structures. Easy to understand explanations of 25 different grammar structures, including hundreds of examples of the structures in use.
Throw away those markers and erasers! English LaunchPad is equipped with a versatile and fully functional Whiteboard that allows you to write, draw, enter text, etc. on your iPad using your finger! Teaching a group? No problem! Connect your Whiteboard to a projector or monitor using an optional adapter available from Apple.
• Lesson Plans
No more carrying around bulky files or shuffling through folders to find what you need. Keep all of your lesson plans at your fingertips with the English LaunchPad Lesson Plan Library. Import your lesson plans directly into English LaunchPad using a free Dropbox account. Access them any time, or print them as needed.
Leave that dictionary at home! English LaunchPad is equipped with an easy to use translator powered by Google. Translate to and from dozens of languages in seconds. The English LaunchPad Translator is always available by touching the Translator icon on any screen within the app. You’ll need an internet connection to use the English LaunchPad Translator.
• Practice Exercises
Practice makes perfect! Test the comprehension and understanding of grammar structures using English LaunchPad Practice Exercises. Simply pick the grammar structure from the menu, adjust the number of questions to be included in the practice exercise, and answer the questions directly on the iPad. For groups, quickly and easily generate and print practice exercises for the whole class. When finished, English LaunchPad instantly displays the correct and incorrect answers. Email the results to the students, or print the results for your records. There are 900 questions in 19 different categories.
• Quiz Generator
Creating a quiz from multiple topics is easy with English LaunchPad! Simply choose the topics from the Practice Exercises to be included in the quiz, adjust the number of questions to be asked, and English LaunchPad does the rest! Questions are randomly generated from the selected topics. The quiz can be taken on the iPad or printed for distribution to groups. When finished, English LaunchPad instantly displays the correct and incorrect answers. Email the results to the students, or print the results for your records.
• Student Register
English LaunchPad keeps individual student or group contact information in the Student Roster, and enables you to track the progress of the students in the English LaunchPad Student Progress. Great for families with multiple users, too!
• Student Tracking
Don’t remember which Flash Cards, Practice Exercises or Grammar Structures you have completed? No problem! English LaunchPad remembers for you using a sophisticated tracking program. Before each session, select a student or group from the Student Roster and English LaunchPad will document the progress through each topic. When using Flash Cards, English LaunchPad Student Progress will bookmark the last Flash Card shown in each category.