What's New

* Color themes are stored now.
* Enhancements for keyboard usability
(if you still encounter any difficulties with the keyboard feel free to contact us directly)
* Minor fixes

App Description

Have you ever solved a crossword puzzle in context?
You are just looking for a high-quality time killer app? You want to work on your natural feel for language.You want to prepare for an English exam. No matter what Mind the Gap offers an exciting platform for language lovers and word nerds.

Take an interesting and authentic English text and erase parts of words. In Mind the Gap you have to reconstruct the missing fragments.
Sounds easy – it isn‘t!
You won‘t believe how difficult this is!
Take the challenge and see how far you can get.

Interesting trivia from all parts of culture, science and life.


Mind the Gap offers a natural and instinctive way for you to improve your language skills.
It is at the same time a word game and a learning app with over 500 texts covering interesting facts and trivia from all parts of culture, science and life.
Language is way more than vocabulary and grammar! It‘s understanding in context.

Challenge yourself under time pressure in the Arcade Mode and complete damaged idioms, proverbs and common sayings. This will definitely demand your multitasking skills.

Mind the Gap is an offspring of the well-known educational initiative science-to-touch, which already launched the popular science and art app iOrnament which is rated five stars on many app stores.

Have a fun time improving your English and knowledge with this interactive language game.

Mind The Gap offers a whole range of features:

LARGE DATA BASE - 15 subject areas with over 500 texts on different levels
FEEDBACK- feedback and statistics on your results
DICTIONARY - look up unfamiliar words in the dictionary
PREPOSITION MODE - gap prepositions only (on iPad)
AE vs. BE - choose between American and British English
HINTS - integrated hints and rewards
STATS - individual stats covering your progress
ARCADE MODE - fill gaps in proverbs and sayings
POWER UPGRADE - unlimited access to hints, the arcade mode and user-defined layouts

The app is available for iPod, iPad and iPhone.

Mind the gap is about language, not just words!

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • November 18, 2014 Initial release
  • December 13, 2014 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • December 16, 2014 Price increase: FREE! -> $1.99
  • January 04, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $4.99
  • January 14, 2015 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $0.99
  • January 24, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $4.99
  • February 02, 2015 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $0.99
  • February 10, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $4.99
  • February 24, 2015 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $0.99
  • March 02, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $4.99
  • March 20, 2015 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $0.99
  • April 13, 2015 New version 1.2
  • May 02, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $4.99
  • May 09, 2015 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $0.99
  • May 30, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $4.99
  • July 18, 2015 Price decrease: $4.99 -> FREE!
  • July 19, 2015 Price increase: FREE! -> $0.99
  • August 10, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $4.99
  • August 17, 2015 Price decrease: $4.99 -> FREE!
  • August 19, 2015 Price increase: FREE! -> $0.99

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