Word Associations

Posts and articles tagged with the Word Associations tags.

September 5, 2018
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How Many Words Does The Average Person Know?

There is a common notion that the average English-speaking adult knows between 20,000 and 30,000 words. Recently, a research was published about an analysis of 10 years worth of Wall Street Journal newspapers. It reported that after removing duplicates and names, less than 20,000 unique words were used. I have a huge interest in linguistics, […]
July 24, 2018
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What Is The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis?

It seems like a difficult topic, but as language users, we can all easily relate to the theory that lies behind Sapir-Whorf hypothesis. Sapir-Whorf hypothesis —a position of linguistic relativity—argues that language ‘is not merely a reproducing instrument for voicing ideas, but is itself a shaper of ideas, the programme and guide for the individual’s […]
March 16, 2017
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A Short Story Of Twinword Writer

At the beginning, Twinword Writer had a different name, Storyword. We dreamed for easy writing program with convenient functions. For instance, automatic synonym suggestion, easy reference images, and videos, so we don’t need additional windows to bring information for writing. Here is our initial idea:   Here is what we made! Introduce Twinword […]
July 12, 2016
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[PRESS RELEASE] Online Personality Test Twinword Mind

Twinword Inc., a big data venture specializing in Natural Language Processing (NLP) has announced the launch of new online personality test: Twinword Mind. Based on a similar concept as the MBTI test but on a different science, Twinword Mind uses Twinword’s Word Graph technology to provide three types of easy yet precise psychological tests.  […]
January 16, 2016
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Learn With Visual Word Graph And Enlarge Your Vocabulary

According to Wikipedia, a review study concluded that using graphic organizers improves performance in: Retaining, Reading, Thinking and Learning skills; Critical Thinking. Visual learning is a style in which a learner utilizes graphs, charts, maps and diagrams. It is one of the three basic types of learning styles in the Fleming VAK/VARK model that also includes kinesthetic learning and auditory learning. […]
May 20, 2015
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Twinword Company Featured On Korean Blog

And so, we got featured on a South Korean tech blog! *claps* This is the blog link if you’re up for some Korean readings: http://blog.naver.com/iffu/220349541464 For the benefit of those who do not speak Korean, here’s a little summary: Beautiful screenshot of Twinword’s applications! Detailed shot of Twinword Exam designed for vocabulary learning. […]