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Q: When should students start using the electronic dictionary?
A: About age seven. Generally, by this age students will have acquired

    sufficient manual dexterity to use a mouse and the intellectual maturity
    necessary to learn the basics of Web navigation, particularly accessing and
    using the electronic dictionary.

Q: How much parental guidance is necessary?
A: Whichever stage a student may be in, constant parental guidance is

    necessary. The need for parental guidance is continuous! Even when
    students are mature enough to access and use the electronic dictionary,
    they will still need constant feedback as to whether their choices are
    correct. Moreover, they will be in constant need of help in navigating and of guidance in selecting which word usages to ignore,
    as per their age, and which ones to learn more about.

Q: Can the words in the electronic dictionary be read aloud?
A: Yes, but first parents must first show their children how to use the built-

    in Adobe Reader to access the dictionary; then, secondly, teach them how
    to use the free Natural Reader to select words, phrases, and idioms.
    (Following this Q and A section there is an explanation on how to use both
    readers in conjunction with one another.)

Q: Is it necessary for the daily exercises be printed out?
A: Yes, the exercises should be printed out so that students may fill out the

    blanks by hand. Moreover, older students, beginning in third or fourth
    grade, should use loose-leaf paper or a notebook to jot down sentences,
    devised by themselves, which contain some of the many various usages of
    each vocabulary word.

Q: How many vocabulary words are covered?
A: Both volumes taken together, Work on Words covers practically all the

    monosyllabic word in the lexicon. However, being that nearly every word

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