Painless GRE

Painless GRE


Learn GRE words in a painless and efficient way with spaced repetition.

Features:
* most common GRE words with examples
* variety of exercises (word->definition, definition->word, sentence completion, etc.)
* traditional word cards
* word list supporting searches by titles and definitions
* keeping track of learning progress
* offline pronunciation

All the best for your GRE prepping. From Phil, with love ^^.

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NOTE: you can manually mark a word as 'mastered' by long tapping on it in the word list. A mastered word will still show up in rare occasions.

If you spot typos/mistakes, don't hesitate to email me :)

Upcoming features:
* more intuitive graphs
* games (maybe)

My thanks for all the help from Bilal Hasan and Abbas Eghlimi.

FAQ:

1. Please add feature to allow resuming session.
-> No. It's a design decision. You are supposed to work on an entire session in one go without distraction.

2. I see mastered words again...
-> Mastered words will still reappear in rare occasions. They might happen in batch.

3. I suddenly get all new words regardless of the set ratio
-> Old words will not reappear immediately. They need a while to show up again. The duration increases over time if you do well on them.

4. I suddenly get all old words regardless of the set ratio.
-> You have been trying to cram too much in a short period of time.

In summary, the app takes care of old words/new words for you. The principle is few repetition over a long, increasing periods of time is more effective than lots of frequent ones. I add some options other than the default ones due to excessive whining from multiple people. Use them at your own risks. Basically, if you're trying to cram a crazy number of words in a short period of time, you're looking for something else. Please don't ask for a "fix".

Recent changes:
0.4.3:
* allow killing words permanently (Settings -> Word List -> Kill Words)
* fix occasional force close on startup
* move FAQ into app

0.4.2:
* fix session restart when reorienting screen
* fix rare force close on startup

0.4.0, 0.4.1:
* fix problem in word cards where it stops pronouncing after a while
* reduce interstitial ads
* most (333) frequent GRE words are now starred in the list and prioritized for learning
* back up to the cloud
* disable autocorrection for type-in exercises
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About Painless GRE
Learn GRE words in a painless and efficient way with spaced repetition.

Features:
* most common GRE words with examples
* variety of exercises (word->definition, definition->word, sentence completion, etc.)
* traditional word cards
* word list supporting searches by titles and definitions
* keeping track of learning progress
* offline pronunciation

All the best for your GRE prepping. From Phil, with love ^^.

------------------------------------

NOTE: you can manually mark a word as 'mastered' by long tapping on it in the word list. A mastered word will still show up in rare occasions.

If you spot typos/mistakes, don't hesitate to email me :)

Upcoming features:
* more intuitive graphs
* games (maybe)

My thanks for all the help from Bilal Hasan and Abbas Eghlimi.

FAQ:

1. Please add feature to allow resuming session.
-> No. It's a design decision. You are supposed to work on an entire session in one go without distraction.

2. I see mastered words again...
-> Mastered words will still reappear in rare occasions. They might happen in batch.

3. I suddenly get all new words regardless of the set ratio
-> Old words will not reappear immediately. They need a while to show up again. The duration increases over time if you do well on them.

4. I suddenly get all old words regardless of the set ratio.
-> You have been trying to cram too much in a short period of time.

In summary, the app takes care of old words/new words for you. The principle is few repetition over a long, increasing periods of time is more effective than lots of frequent ones. I add some options other than the default ones due to excessive whining from multiple people. Use them at your own risks. Basically, if you're trying to cram a crazy number of words in a short period of time, you're looking for something else. Please don't ask for a "fix".

Recent changes:
0.4.3:
* allow killing words permanently (Settings -> Word List -> Kill Words)
* fix occasional force close on startup
* move FAQ into app

0.4.2:
* fix session restart when reorienting screen
* fix rare force close on startup

0.4.0, 0.4.1:
* fix problem in word cards where it stops pronouncing after a while
* reduce interstitial ads
* most (333) frequent GRE words are now starred in the list and prioritized for learning
* back up to the cloud
* disable autocorrection for type-in exercises
User reviews of Painless GRE
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A Google User
5 days ago
Vry gud app Easy to learn vry gud interface
A Google User
5 days ago
I see a bug. Whenever you go from landscape to portrait or vice versa, the session restarts. It is annoying.
A Google User
6 days ago
Good app for learning vocabulary
A Google User
Dec 12, 2014
Cool app
A Google User
Dec 11, 2014
Nice I don't usually rate apps but this is so helpful.