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Frequently Asked Questions
How does KnowbleReader work didactically?
KnowbleReader has a proven learning effect through the use of contextual learning. You always see the words in their original context and get the chance to practise new vocabulary in the form of simple tasks.
By focusing on reading news, KnowbleReader targets understanding of articles. This facilitates the memorisation of new words, which is a by-product of text comprehension.
How does it work technically?
In order to assess your level and progress, KnowbleReader tracks your interaction with the target words (translations, tasks, etc).
It can then suggest articles that best correspond to your level and highlight words that you need to learn.
Who uses KnowbleReader?
KnowbleReader is ideal for anyone who wants to practise and improve his or her English. It requires at least a basic (A1+) knowledge of English.
KnowbleReader can be used either independently or as extra practice in combination with a language learning method.
Language teachers are big fans of KnowbleReader as it provides a fun way for learners to engage with the language and keep practicing. Recommending articles means that KnowbleReader can, track if the article has been read and how much difficulty a learner had with said article.
How much does it cost?
KnowbleReader is now available in its Beta version for free. A pricing element might be added in the future. You will however never be charged without your permission.
Who are we?
Does KnowbleReader show advertisements?
KnowbleReader itself does not make any use of advertisements.
The extension takes you to the original news source though. These news sites typically have adverts. These are displayed as is.
They are not related to KnowbleReader in any way. They appear on the various news sites regardless of whether KnowbleReader is installed or not.
KnowbleReader and your privacy
KnowbleReader does not access any personal data of the user, with the exception of the provided name and email address. These are exclusively used for authentication and communication purposes. No data is ever made available to any third party.
KnowbleReader stores information regarding articles read while using the extension. This includes translated and practiced words. This information is then used by our engine to determine which articles and words to recommend next. KnowbleReader does not store data regarding visited URLs. Our privacy is important and so is yours. We anonymise and hash data when calculating if the extension should be activated.
Cookies need to be accepted in order for the website content to be shown correctly. Cookies are used by the news websites themselves and not by KnowbleReader.
Please feel free to contact us if you have questions or concerns.
Some of our original users who have created accounts with their username should login with that username. New users create their account with their email address. These users should login with their email.
If you're having trouble accessing the system, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org