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AI-Powered Vocabulary Practice with Quizlet

As we all know, vocabulary building is essential for developing language fluency. Little by little, through repeated exposure to new words over time, students learn vocabulary and phrases in their target language and begin putting them together to express themselves. Quizlet is a familiar tool to many instructors and students, its digital flashcard platform an ideal partner in vocabulary acquisition. Learn more or create an account at https://quizlet.com/.

In 2023, Quizlet launched AI-enhanced features on its site, and we wish to highlight these now, in 2024. Since AI technology continuously develops, features discussed today could be enhanced or replaced months or years from now.

Quizlet AI Features

Qchat is Quizlet’s AI Tutor. It is a chatbot designed to assist students with studying a particular topic, or their flashcards.

Magic Notes is a powerful Quizlet feature that can turn text into study material. By uploading notes from class or copying and pasting a text, the information can be transformed into flashcards, bullet points, or a quiz.

More on Quizlet’s AI features can be discovered here: https://quizlet.com/content/modern-learning-lab

Benefits of Quizlet
  • Spaced Repetition: Quizlet’s platform encourages chunking study sessions multiple times throughout the week, which is shown to facilitate vocabulary recall.
  • Multisensory Learning: Quizlet gives options to write, see, listen to, and play games with the content, meaning it taps into many different learning styles.
  • Immediate Feedback: Quizlet’s AI can correct students’ mistakes and provide an immediate score on self-assessments and quizzes.
  • Personalization: Quizlet’s AI can customize its responses to suit the student’s abilities and target weaker areas.
Tips for Using Quizlet AI for Language Study
  1. As a language instructor, here are some ways to leverage Quizlet’s AI features. Vocabulary study is a great option for semi-autonomous or homework assignments, since reviewing new words at one’s own pace is a solo endeavor.
  2. Tell students to create a set of flashcards for each new textbook chapter. The process of inputting vocabulary and/or looking through the words will cause them to review the new information.
  3. Have students practice certain vocabulary by conversing about a particular topic with Qchat. You could assign a goal of 10 minutes per day.
  4. Invite students to play Quizlet’s matching game and try to beat their own time. In a group class, you could make it competitive to see who can get the best time.
  5. Guide students to upload their class notes to Quizlet’s Magic Notes and have the tool transform the content into flashcards.
  6. Have students self-assess their learning by quizzing themselves on flashcards and generating practice tests about their flashcard sets.
  7. Extend learning by planning class activities that use vocabulary students have recently studied through Quizlet. This could be during the warm-up or just coming back from a break. The instructor providing exposure over and over again to new words is key for language acquisition, and a normal part of students’ learning process.

Have your own thoughts on how to use Quizlet AI for teaching? Share your thoughts with us by emailing care@dlsdc.com!

 More on Quizlet’s AI Features

Quizlet supports the majority of foreign languages taught at DLS, so log on to quizlet.com and try their AI tools today.

By Lia Sauder, with help from ChatGPT
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