Do you have an Amazon Echo?
If so, you might well have enabled a bunch of different skills to extend Alexa’s capabilities. (Skills are like apps for Alexa.)
Even if you don’t have an Echo, you can use Alexa on your smartphone—and you can enable skills there, too.
How to enable (install) Alexa Skills
You can enable and disable skills using the Alexa app or a web browser. Many third-party companies have created skills that you can install, and these are normally free to enable (though you may have the option to make in-skill purchases).
(You can find out all about Alexa Skills on Amazon here.) If you want to get better at writing in English (or if you’re a strong writer but want to get more writing done), there are plenty of Alexa skills out there that can help you.
Here are 10 to try:
Alexa Skills to boost your vocabulary and improve your grammar
The Magoosh Vocabulary builder helps you learn words by asking you questions and offering multiple choice answers. It may be a little simple if you’re an adult native English speaker, but for younger people and those just learning English, it’s a great skill for building vocabulary.
The Word of the Day Flash Briefing teaches you a useful word each day, giving not only its definition, but also its etymology—how it came into the language—plus examples of how to use it in a sentence. The skill