verb | li·te·rāte | /ˈlitəˌrāt/
to enable high-level mastery of a language
Mastering English can be a compelling and joyful experience.
Choose a book you like, and simply start reading it. A real book, a novel, adventure story or biography – a book you would naturally want to read.
While you read, get the assistance you need to “get it” enough to enjoy the story. Accurate part-of-speech based dictionary helps acquaint you, as a learner, with the meaning of new words. Grammar Bit™ helps you understand the meanings of words in the context of sentences.
Solve in-context questions, categorized by grammatical knowledge that helps you deepen your understanding of English until you “get it”. Contextors automated challenge engine generates multiple challenges per sentence, progressively adjusted to your reading level.
You’ve read a page, a chapter and then a book – you actually did it! The greatest incentive for learners is almost accidental – like managing to order lunch in another language. Completing a book in English is a joyful moment!
Effective, in-context learning experience
Literate helps you master English by combining extensive reading with in-line intensive learning support, bridging the gap between content and all the rules that govern the content. The result is a highly effective, and enjoyable language-learning experience. By providing e-book readers with context-specific definitions, explanations of grammatical rules, and adaptive challenges, Literate presents you with the rules of English in the context of their usage. Adaptive learning capabilities allow the program to automatically adjust to a student’s learning level, meeting you, as an English language learners precisely where you are in your progress.
Individuals who have the goal of mastering English, and want to experience the richness of authentic English books in the process – combine extensive reading with intensive learning tools, for uniquely effective results.
There's enormous value in teaching grammar “in-context,” and authentic books are the best demonstration of what’s been learned in class. Literāte’s teacher-board feature tracks students’ skills and progress, allowing teachers to define reading goals and custom quizzes – to verify understanding and make sure the students “get it.”
Trade book publishers who wish to extract more value from existing books – make their best selling books available for audiences which never read them in English. Text book publishers may offer their graded and un-graded reading materials with integrated Literāte features.
Global companies that need to train their employees in English can use Literāte that can be adjusted both to employees’ tastes in books and to a company’s related reading materials.
Literāte is designed around the reading experience, providing all the assistance needed to “get it,” but not to become distracted or mentally unfocused. All explanations are available in the learner's native language.