eJOY eXtension is a Chrome extension designed to help English learners to learn English effectively. The extension allows you to look up new words while watching videos or reading online and save those words for further review, and more… Here is the brief instruction of how to use eJOY eXtension to improve your English.

1. How to get definitions and translations of new words with eJOY eXtension

1.1.  Get definitions and translations of new words on videos

  • Press and hold Alt (for Window) or Option key (for iOS) and select any word/phrase you want to look up
eJOY eXtension, Get definitions and translations of new words on videos
Get definitions and translations of new words on videos

1.2. Advanced Translation – Look up on  PDF file

  • Open PDF file on Chrome
  • Highlight any word/phrase you want to look up
  • Right click, select eJOY eXtension -> Advanced Translation
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Advanced Translation – Look up on PDF file

Note:

  • To open PDF file on Chrome: Right click, select Open with Chrome to be able to look up with eJOY eXtension
  • eJOY extension currently works on desktop only
eJOY eXtension
Open PDF file on Chrome

1.3. Inline Translation

  • Press and hold Alt (Window)/ Option (iOS)
  • Select any word/ phrase

Or

  • Highlight any word/phrase
  • Right click, select eJOY eXtension -> Inline translation
Inline Translation, eJOY eXtension
Inline Translation

1.4. Find word in other contexts

When you look up any words, you will see the orange button “Say it”. Click it and eJOY will give you a list of videos that contain the words you have looked up.

WordHunt on eJOY eXtension
WordHunt on eJOY eXtension

1.5. See translations History 

Translation history will help you to:

  • See everything you have looked up
  • Find the source link of the text  
  • Review the translated texts in a passage according to their order
Translations History, eJOY eXtension, eJOY English
Translations History

2. Improve English Skills with eJOY eXtension

2.1. Improve English vocabulary

2.1.1. Learn English Vocabulary By Topic

The eJOY New Word Store includes 22 common English word lists such as Job interview, Travel, Academic words, IELTS, TOEIC, TOEFL, SAT, Business English and many other frequently used English words

Every word book includes word definitions, examples and illustrations to make it easy for learners to remember new words.  

To learn English Vocabulary using eJOY  Wordstore, you will have to

  • Go to eJOY GO >> Wordstore, Choose any vocabulary topic  you want to learn
  • Click “Add’’ to save new words to your own word book
  • Click on eJOY icon on Taskbar
  • Select Game Center on the dropping bar to play games with newly saved words
Learn English, eJOY eXtension
Learn English Vocabulary By Topic

2.1.2. Learn English Vocabulary in real life context with eJOY Go, Youtube, Netflix, Amazon Prime.

The most effective way to master English vocabulary is to learn them in real-life contexts. With eJOY eXtension, you’ll be able to learn new words while watching subtitled videos on eJOY GO, YouTube, Netflix, and Amazon Prime.

To learn vocabulary with videos, you have to

  • Look up new words while watching videos
  • Click “Add” to save new words to word book
  • Click on eJOY icon on taskbar
  • Select Game Center on the dropping bar to play games with newly saved words.

2.1.3. Learn English Vocabulary when reading 

Reading in English is another great way to improve our vocabulary. However, it’s not easy to read a document with full of new words. To help you out, the eJOY team has just developed 2 special features – Advanced Translation and Inline Translation.

Advanced Translation allows you to get translation while you read English online or read documents in PDF format.

Inline Translation helps to save your time by showing the translation of a word, a sentence or even a paragraph right beside the original texts.

To learn English while reading online you will have to

  • Use Advanced Translation or Inline Translation to look up new words (as instructed in 1.2. and 1.3.)
  • Click “Add” to save words to wordbook
  • Click on eJOY icon on Taskbar
  • Select Game Center on the dropping bar to play games

2.2. Improve your knowledge in English 

Does the limit of your English stop you from getting access to online courses? If your answer is yes, then no worries, because now you can use eJOY eXtension to get translations while learning online courses on Udemy, Coursera, and Khan Academy. You can also improve a huge range of vocabulary from these lessons

To learn English vocabulary while attending online courses you will have to

  • Look up new words while watching lecture videos Click “Add” to save words to word book
  • Click on eJOY icon on Chrome taskbar
  • Select Game Center on the dropping bar to play with newly added words

2.3. Practice English speaking skills

With eJOY eXtension, you can improve your speaking skills through:

2.1. Practice with Speaking Game

eJOY adopts the latest speech recognition technology to analyze and evaluate learners’ pronunciation, which helps them to well know where they need to pay more attention.

There are two practicing modes for you to choose:

  • Pronounce individual words: This mode is for beginners or those who want to practice pronouncing every word correctly. It’s also suitable for those who are too busy to practice speaking long sentences.
  • Pronounce individual sentences: for those who want to practice pronunciation and intonation at the same time.

To play Speaking game

  • Make sure you have a microphone and your microphone is working. https://online-voice-recorder.com/ is a highly recommended website to test your microphone 
  • Please allow eJOY to access your microphone
  • Go to Game Center and choose Speaking games
  • Choose your preferred practicing mode
eJOY eXtension, Speaking game
How to play Speaking game

2.2. Improve English listening skills

To be able to speaking English well, you need to improve your English listening skills first. Below are 2 methods to enhance your English listening skills:

  • Passive listening

Auto-pronunciation mode on eJOY eXtension allows learners to listen to the pronunciation of any words that they click on. By this way, they will remember forever how to pronounce those words correctly.

  • Active listening

Whenever you look up a new word, don’t forget to click on “Say it” to know how native speakers pronounce that word in different contexts.

Active listening, eJOY eXtension
Active listening

2.3. Check IPA and word stress

IPA is how the word sound. Word stress is one of the most important factors that you need to pay attention to if you want to speak perfect English. If you stress the wrong syllable or words, you might be easily misunderstood by listeners.

Now you can master your English word stress by using eJOY’s Advanced translation.

Look up IPA in Advanced Translation
Look up IPA in Advanced Translation

For example:

To pronounce the sentence: “I have a present for you” correctly, choose Advanced Translation >> IPA “aɪ hæv ə ˈprɛzənt fɔr ju” and practice pronouncing it

3.  How to set on eJOY eXtension

3.1. Set a daily goal

  • Click on eJOY icon on Taskbar
  • Select “Game Center” on the dropping bar
  • Select “Setting”
  • Select daily goal and click “Save”
Set a daily goal, eJOY eXtension
Set a daily goal

3.2. Other setting

3.2.1. Set up Popup size

You can change the size of Popup depending on your screen dimension.

To change the size of Popup, follow the steps below:

  • Click on eJOY icon on the taskbar
  • Choose “Setting”
  • Click on Popup Size
Popup eJOY eXtension
Set up Popup size

3.2.2. Set up the active word book

  • Click  on eJOY icon on the taskbar
  • Choose “Setting”
  • Click on “Add to Wordbook”
Sổ từ eJOY eXtension
Set up the active wordbook

3.2.3. Set up the displayed language

  • Click on eJOY icon on the taskbar
  • Choose “Setting”
  • Choose English at  “Translate from”
  • Choose the displayed language at “Translate to”
Set up the displayed language

3.2.4. Popup display modes

Currently, eJOY allows you to choose one of 3 different Popup display modes as follow:

  • Choose “Immediately Display” to immidiately display eJOY eXtention Popup  when you highlight a word/ phrase
  • Choose “Display icon” to display the water icon when you highlight a word/ phrase. To display popup, just click on the icon
  • Choose “Don’t Display” if you don’t want to display the popup. To be able to use eJOY eXtension, right click >> eJOY eXtension >> Advanced Translation

To modify eXtension display:

  • Click on eJOY icon on the  taskbar
  • Choose “Setting”
  • Click on “Popup Setting”
Popup display modes, eJOY eXtension
Popup display modes

3.2.5. Set up the auto-pronunciation mode

  • Click on eJOY icon on the taskbar
  • Choose “Setting”
  • Turn on “Auto pronunciation” mode
Set up the auto-pronunciation mode, eJOY eXtension
Set up the auto-pronunciation mode

3.2.6. Set up English definition mode

  • Click on eJOY icon on the taskbar
  • Choose “Setting”
  • Click to turn the mode on at “Show definition setting”. When you turn on this mode, the definition of the words/ phrases you are looking up will be in English. Otherwise, the definition will be automatically displayed in your displayed language

3.3. Sync data across eJOY App and eJOY eXtension

With a PRO account: your new words will be updated immediately after clicking SYNC NOW on eJOY App. On eJOY eXtension, your learning data is automatically synchronized.

SYNC NOW on eJOY App
SYNC NOW on eJOY App

With a Basic account: your new words will be updated right after clicking SYNC NOW on eJOY App and eXtension

 SYNC NOW on eJOY eXtension
SYNC NOW on eJOY eXtension

4. Game Center in eJOY eXtension

4.1. How to play games in Game Center

4.1.1. Fill in the blank

  • Fill in the blank with an appropriate word/phrase
  • You can click on the icon  to hear the missing word/phrase

4.1.2. Guess the word

  • Guess the word/ phrase based on the provided meaning and image
  • Type or choose the correct answer

4.1.3. Rearrange the block

  • Click and rearrange words to complete sentences.

4.1.4. Type what you hear

  • Type in the blank  the missing word/ phrase

4.1.5. Space Repetition with eJOY English

eJOY English was designed based on the principles of Spaced Repetition Method in order to help you improve your vocabulary through interactive games. Our adaptive algorithms will create a personalized vocabulary builder for you and strengthen your memory only when necessary. Your valuable time won’t be wasted on reviewing long lists of words that you have already mastered.

4.2. Common Questions About Game Center

4.2.1. How to pause game

On Game Center Screen, you click   to pause the game

eJOY eXtension, eJOY English
How to pause the game?

4.2.2. How to play with mastered words

  • Click the mastered word
  • Click 
  • Choose “Play game” in Wordbook
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How to play with mastered words?

4.2.3. How to play with word preferences

  • Choose a wordbook you want to study
  • Click  to choose word preferences
eJOY eXtension, play with word preferences
Play with word preferences

5. How to use eJOY Wordbook

5.1. What is an active book?

The  active book is the default book where you add new words to.  

5.2. How to create a new wordbook?

  • On Game Center screen, click “Dashboard” 
  • Click “New wordbook” to create
sổ từ vựng, eJOY eXtension
Create a new wordbook

5.3. How to set active book

  • On Game Center screen, click “Dashboard” 
  • Choose the word book that you want to set as the active book  
  • Click “Setting” 
  • Turn on the active book 
set active book, eJOY eXtension
Set active book

5.4. How to copy/ move words to other word book

  • On Game Center screen, click “Dashboard” 
  • Click the word that you want to copy/move
  • Click icon 
  • Select the word books you want to move/copy it to
Copy/ move words to other word book, eJOY eXtension
Copy/ move words to other word book

5.5.  Search any word in word book

  • On Game Center screen, click “Dashboard” 
  • Type the word you are looking for in Search bar
Search any word in wordbook, eJOY eXtension
Search any word in wordbook

5.6. How to delete a word book?

  • Choose the word book that you want to delete
  • Click “Setting” 
  • Click Delete icon Xoá số từ vựng, eJOY eXtension
Delete a word book eJOY eXtension
Delete a word book

5.7. How to change the meaning of a word

  • Click any word/ phrase that you want to change its meaning word
  • Click “Edit”  to change its meaning
  • Click “Done” to save
eJOY eXtension, change the meaning of a word
Change the meaning of a word

5.8. Word Info

By understanding your word study info, you will know which words you need to review and how long.. eJOY provides 4 main types of info.

  •  Fluency: shows how fluently/ how well you have practiced with this word in your Daily Challenge. The more correct answers you have and the faster you answer, the higher the fluency level is.
  •  Difficulty: shows how hard you study this word. The more incorrect answers you get in Daily Challenge, the higher the difficulty of the word is.  
  •  Number of reviews:  shows how many times you have reviewed the word.
  •  Word link: shows the word origin. Not all the words have word link info.
Word Info, eJOY eXtension
Word Info

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