Learn That Word
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About LearnThatWord

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    All about YOU

    We create every session just for you.
    Nothing is out-of-the-box!

    Advance on your word journey in fast, easy steps. Focus on learning what’s important to you; we’ll manage your progress behind the scenes.

    LearnThatWord is a complete solution. We’re your virtual mom, catering to your every need and helping you be the best you can be.

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    I'm WordGenie™, your personal coach.
    Your wordly wish is my command!

    Unleash my powers, dear master!
    It’s all laid out for you, for one-click magic!

    Let me guide you on your word journey, so you’ll advance in well-planned, logical steps.

    What gives me such magical powers?

    Learning from over
    30 vocabulary experts.

    Deep analysis of millions of texts.

    Years and years of obsessing
    about words.

    Sleepless sleepless nights
    dancing with databases.

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    Explore each word’s context, its nuances and flavors, to get a sense of how to use it.

    Integrated in each quiz is our Open Dictionary of English, ODE.
    It’s the richest and most interesting learners’ dictionary available. Explore words through:

    Pronunciations from around the world
    100s of usage examples
    Idioms and limericks
    Interactive thesaurus
    Definitions from multiple sources
    Translations in 37 languages
    Synonyms, antonyms
    Words that rhyme
    Origin and root word information
    Verb conjugations
    Tutoring comments and trivia

  • smart
    SMART progress

    You want results, not busy work!

    At LearnThatWord, every session is targeted, interesting, and made just for you.

    We check off words you know, so you focus your energy on those that need more practice.

    Your individualized learning plan presents the right words for review at the right time.

    Get lasting results 10x faster than with any other vocabulary study tool.

  • fast
    Fast & Fun

    Sessions are lightning-fast and hassle-free.

    We don’t depend on gimmicks or “effects” to make sessions fun.

    Our members love them for their smart design and effectiveness.

    You’ll appreciate the fast progress you make even more than the rewards and prizes you earn.

    Boost your skills in privacy, at your own speed, without grades, pressure, or embarrassment.

  • lasting
    Lasting RESULTS

    A word turns into vocabulary as you learn it “by heart.” It’s that moment when you no longer have to think about it before you use it.

    Once you reach this level of “automaticity,” the word is yours forever. You will never forget it.

    LearnThatWord is the only fully managed solution that builds this automaticity.

    You’ll meet each word repeatedly over time and explore its nuances and “flavors.” Our multimedia resources bring words to life.

    Proven study methods, accelerated by adaptive and individualized coaching, make words “stick.” New words turn into vocabulary that moves you forward.

    We are so confident in the results, we guarantee them!

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    Our goal is to empower you by giving you the vocabulary you need to succeed with confidence.

    We provide unlimited free tutoring to students worldwide.

    Upgrade anytime to enjoy premium features. Premium members support our global literacy campaign, Vocabulary Junction, and the expansion of our collaborative learners’ dictionary.


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Sponsors, partners, awesome people!

A project of LearnThat.org's dimensions is only possible with many generous supporters:

Volunteers, donors, and supporters
Sponsors and partners

Volunteers, donors, and supporters

Special thanks to our volunteers and donors (in alphabetical order):

Nancy and Harold Allen
Joan Ambrosini
Deneen Babin
Alyssa Barnes
Sue Bartel
Abigail Beal
Ninva Bitmansour
Gregory Butler
Bo Bryant
Joseph Caguioa
Mary Ann Clark
Erica Corwell
John Dierke
Brooks Dyer 
Iman Egwaoje
Alana Farr
Billie Sue Fischer
Hayley German Fisher
Joni Finkel
Erica Freeman
Adria Frenzel 
Kathy Gaylord
Elizabeth Gleadall
Zahra and Michael Goldbach    
Travonda Green
Stephanie Guyer-Stevens
Gregory K. Hartman
David and Joelle Hoffman
Stephanie Hoffman
Marlon and Kathy Housman 
Amy Humbert
Naomi Hupert
Igzactly Inc.
Marolyn E. Janes
Douglas and Ann Jordan
Chris Kantor
Joshua Katz
Steven Level
Matthew Levine
Natasha Lewin
Andrea Linton
Vanessa Loh
Cynthia Lok   
Michelle Lua
Mary and Charles Luttenton 
Marion and Christy Lynch
Miecko Malone
Chris McDonough
Maralyn Olson
Ellen P.

Jane Panzer
James Pennington
Allan Peterson
Stefan Reh
Joce Richmond
David Riddle 
Dorothy Rodella
Heather Rutkowski
Jim and Shannon Seven
Julie Renee Skinner
Shelley Starr
Suyin Stein
Cliff Stephens
Jeannette Steward
Kimberly Stickland
Jasmina Thompson
Stefanie Tomlinson
Colton James Topelo
Katia and Doug Vincent
Sheryl Wragg
Dixon Wragg
Diandra Wright  

Note from the founder:

First and foremost, I owe special thanks to my daughter Tiamat, who has been a constant source of inspiration and encouragement. It is not easy to live with someone who becomes absorbed in a project of this size. Thank you for always believing in me.

Special thanks also to our board members over time: Billie Sue Fischer, Stefan Reh, Michael Goldbach, Naomi Hupert, Stephanie Guyer-Stevens, as well as our inner circle of early supporters: Marta and Kuno Reh, Stefan Reh, Sr. Teresa Reh, Ninva Bitmansour, Dana Sandu, and the tribe.   


Sponsors and partners

The following organizations have given in-kind and/or financial support to LearnThat.org (in alphabetical order):

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

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AWS allows us to quickly scale our servers while paying only for actual usage.

A generous AWS in Education in-kind grant has supported our free tutoring program, Vocabulary Junction, as well as our Word Cup event.


Exchange Bank Sebastopol

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The Google Grant program helps nonprofits to become more successful at what they do and allows them to effectively reach out to the community and have a larger impact. In addition, Google is supporting nonprofits with a free YouTube channel and a free Google Apps account. 

LearnThatWord has also been part of the Google Apps Marketplace for Education since launch.

Haiku Learning
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Haiku Learning is a very popular and user-friendly K-12 learning management platform, and has supported LearnThat Foundation in numerous ways.

K5 Learning 
Oxford University Press, US
Playa Viva

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Playa Viva is an eco-luxe resort on the Mexican coast. Combining sustainable business practices with a social mission, Playa Viva has generously donated a wonderful first prize to our annual drawing -- five days of carefree eco-vacation for 2 adults and 2 children!

Come check out our prizes & rewards and visit Playa Viva's website!

Princeton University/WordNet 3.0

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Salesforce provides nonprofits with free enterprise Salesforce accounts to help manage the organization's relationships with its audience.

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