A Study of The Power of Games to Motivate Learners Teaching languages is no easy task We have a lot of empathy with language teachers. MFL is, without doubt, a difficult subject to teach - more difficult than most. Teachers need to somehow motivate students to learn lots of data (words) which are also annoyingly fiddly and work to some arcane grammatical rules. That would be OK if every student in the class was a model student and prepared to knuckle under...but that's not the universe we live in. In reality many students tune out as soon as the tough stuff comes long. [...]
"My students beg to play this game" That's what Debbie, a US Spanish Teacher, said about KLOO on Amazon. She also has a blog where she writes about KLOO: why she "fell in love with it!"
When we created KLOO we wanted a game that went beyond the basics of language - a game that helped learners to really start speaking the language properly; a game that used words as building blocks and rewarded players for making proper sentences; a game that made learning easy and fun.
When you use the power of Discovery Learning coupled with placing words in context and then wrapping the whole experience in a game - a strange thing happens. Picking up words becomes automatic and almost effortless.
We learned in a natural way - picking up the words we wanted to know, when we wanted to know them. It's called Discovery Learning and it's the most powerful way to learn a language.
Learning French can be fun So many people struggle with learning a language. One of the main hurdles is that people find it difficult and, let's be honest, the polar opposite to having fun. But thousands of people have discovered it can be easy - and fun. What is this I hear? Learning French can be fun? Oui, c'est vrai! This short video shows how the Race to Paris Game board game adds a few extra twists to the bestselling game. Soon you'll be racing to Paris - learning words and making sentences as you go. Time to [...]
How to play KLOO's Race to Paris and learn French Top French Teacher, Susie, uses KLOO games to help teach French. She explains how the game helps students to build sentences and learn new words as they play. This is a great explanation of how to play Race to Paris. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkYMVVy6JPY Learn French, Spanish and Italian Games at http://kloogame.com Susie is a language teacher from Stevenage with over 1000 hours of teaching experience. She offers one-to-one tuition via Skype and face-to-face lessons and uses KLOO GAMES with her students to make sure her lessons [...]
Trafalgar Junior School learn to speak Spanish by playing KLOO. The children show how easy it is to play and make foreign sentences. Language Teachers explain how KLOO accelerates learning while making language fun.