The benefits of improving your vocabulary are immense, but how should one go about learning new words in the most effective way? The answer is the Kindle Vocabulary Builder! The feature essentially lists out all the words you have looked up in the dictionary. So, if you have a Kindle, you can transform it into an English learning tool.
How to use Kindle Vocabulary Builder?
A description of Kindle Vocabulary Builder says the feature helps you learn new words while you read. Words that you looked up in the dictionary while you read automatically appear under it. You can then view Flashcards or review usage examples for those words.
- Open a book.
- Swipe down from top to reveal the Quick Actions menu.
- Select the All Settings option.
- Scroll down to the Reading options entry.
- Switch to the Vocabulary Builder option.
- Enable the toggle.
Let’s cover the process in a bit more detail!
How do I get vocabulary builder on my Kindle?
Wake up your Kindle by entering the passcode.
Open a book and swipe down from the top to reveal the Quick Actions menu.
Select the All Settings option from the list of options displayed.
When directed to a new screen, scroll down to the Reading options heading. Tap the side-arrow adjacent to this option to display more options.
Switch to the Vocabulary Builder entry. By default, the option is disabled.
To enable it, simply slide the toggle to the On position.
Hereafter, you can then view Flashcards or review usage examples for those words by simply tapping the Menu icon (visible as 3 vertical dots) and selecting the Vocabulary Builder option.
How do I clear my Kindle vocabulary builder?
There appears to be no simple way to clear the list or do a Kindle Vocabulary Builder reset. However, there’s a workaround! Go to this website to download the Kindle Mate software.
While making sure your Kindle is connected to your PC, run the software.
Switch to the Edit menu in the menu bar, and then select Sync Changes to Kindle (shortcut F10) option as shown in the image above.
Next, in the Dialog box that appears on your computer screen, check Sync Kindle Vocabulary Words and Truncate all words in Kindle boxes.
Hit the Start button to delete all your words in Kindle Vocabulary Builder. Also, read sync page to the furthest page read.
Hope that makes sense!