Language teachers are at the coal face of language learning - and so they know what works best. This teacher wrote a review on Amazon 3 years after she bought the game - because she wanted to share what happened when she sneaked KLOO into her classroom. Here's what she said complete with a picture of her (very tidy!) classroom. "This is such a fun and engaging game that participants don't notice that they're learning!" This is what happened when one teacher put KLOO in her classroom. If you want the same impact [...]
There are two ways of learning a language. Firstly, there is by rote - essentially you'll learn a stock of useful sentences off by heart. And then there is the generative approach: in this method you learn words as building blocks to make more sentences. If you learn the first way, you'll always be limited to a few stock phrases. If you learn with the second method, with just a few hundred words, you can make millions of sentences. KLOO helps you with the second way...you'll hundreds of words and be able to make sentences in [...]
For a long time board games were in terminal decline. "The Video Game killed the Board Game Star" as it were....except it didn't. Board games have more than bounced back. In 2009 board game sales started to rise again - and have been doing so every year since.
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 [...]
Sometimes Language teachers want to pack some fun into the last ten minutes of class...but they don't want to waste it.