The advancement of new technology has reconstructed our learning process. Learning English is not confined to books and classrooms. There are a variety of educational tools which offer fun and interactive ways for you to learn English effectively. Let’s explore some of them.
(Platform: iOS, Android App)
Do you want to brush up your vocabulary while you are playing games? Alphabear will be a good choice. It is an English word-spelling game. You have to make words out of the given letters to turn them into adorable bears.
The bears next to each other could be merged into bigger bears which worth more points. Each letter has a counter and it decreases by 1 every turn. Once the counter reaches zero, the letter will turn into a rock and will be unusable. It will be an obstacle for you to create bigger bears.
You can score more points by forming a longer word. It will be a good idea to lengthen the word with a prefix, suffix or even by turning the word into plural. Another strategy is to collect different bears after you meet the score target. Each bear possesses different skills and they help you to gain greater bonuses. Let’s try out this remarkable game to see how many bears you can collect.
(Platform: iOS, Android App)
If you are fond of words and crossword puzzles, you will definitely be addicted to this word puzzle. This game is also ideal for those who want to expand their vocabulary and learn new words and phrases.
Players need to rearrange the scattered letter tiles and link them together to complete the crossword puzzle. Each crossword puzzle has a specific theme and this clue gives you an idea of the possible words that might be found. After completing each level, you will be rewarded with some coins. As you progress to higher levels, you will have to connect more letter tiles. The rewarded coins will allow you to get more clues to solve these challenging puzzles. This game comes with different free themed packs. It also provides free daily puzzle. You may also use the rewarded coins to unlock the themed packs.
To make it more interactive, you can create your custom puzzle and send the puzzle code to your friends. Let’s take up the challenge and solve the puzzle by entering the following puzzle code.
(Platform: PC website)
Have you ever used any computer software to create a digital story book? This online platform has a user-friendly interface which sparks your imagination and develops your writing skills. You can bring your illustrated story to life by dragging and dropping different clipart and scenes. You can also add texts and upload your own images as backgrounds or props to personalize the story easily. To make the story more interesting, you can even record an audio and be the narrator.
Watch the tutorial below to see how to create a StoryJumper book.
Hope these digital tools can boost your learning skills in a surprising way.