This SMS-based service has been released pan India, through Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, BSNL, MTNL, Reliance, Tata Docomo and MTS.
As the name suggests, the Mobile Dictionary service provides a convenient way to find out the meaning of words on the go. Users can gain quick and easy access to the meaning of over 150,000 words. The service has been designed to address the common need for better understanding of words and enrichment of vocabulary that will enable learners to perform everyday tasks more effectively. It is especially beneficial for students who are preparing for competitive exams.
On the occasion of the launch of the Mobile Dictionary, Mr.Vivek Agarwal, CEO, EnglishEdge, remarked,“At EnglishEdge, we are committed to creating solutions that are highly effective and easily accessible. Today, learners are always on the move and want learning solutions that can cater to their needs on-demand. Mobile Dictionary is one such endeavor from EnglishEdge that offers anytime, anywhere learning to its users.”
Users can easily avail the service by sending DICT EDGE Word to 09246356765. In response, they will get the meaning of the word through SMS.
About English Edge:
EnglishEdge is a unique English learning programme that brings together innovative English content and technology to offer a variety of courses, based on proficiency levels of various learners. EnglishEdge has a tie - up with BBC Active & University of Cambridge. The EnglishEdge content adheres to international standards but has been indigenously developed, with neutral Indian accents and Indian scenarios, making it relevant for the Indian audience who can relate to them. Subject matter experts, content developers and graphic designers have worked in tandem to create over 400 hours of premium English learning content. Cutting-edge technology and rich multimedia experience make EnglishEdge the most comprehensive and effective English language training programme available in the market. EnglishEdge offers learning solutions for Schools, Vocational & Educational Institutions, Retail centres, Government & Corporate Customers. Programmes are also available for individual learners based on their proficiency levels. Solutions across segments are available on computer, tablets and mobile phones.
EnglishEdge clients include Allahabad University, Haryana Agricultural University, CRPF Academy, IIHMR, Indian Military Academy, TechnoIndia, Spice, HCL, Career Launcher, Jetking, Frankfinn, ICA, IIJT, ICOFP, ICFe, NIFA India, VLCC, and many more.
EnglishEdge was nominated for the NASSCOM Innovation Awards’ 2005 for making innovative use of Information Technology for teaching English.