The platform is divided in several sections:
Words – divided into categories with free flash cards and interactive games and puzzles; the flash cards have audio from native speakers.
Phrases – useful phrases divided according to the topic; free audio conversations between native speakers.
Video blog – many educative video lessons.
Verbs – verb lists and Conjugation Chart; there are audio flash cards and interactive games for practicing and easy memorising the new verbs and its conjugations in the different tenses.
Culture – interesting facts; habits; traditions; useful information about the respective country. Learning about culture is an important part of learning a foreign language.
There is a special section for teachers and trainers with free PowerPoint Lessons on different topics. All of them are colourful, very attractive and interesting for the students. They could make the lesson really fun and at the same time educative and beneficial for the learners.
Pros and cons:
+ Interactive games and puzzles
+ Appropriate for children
– The online dictionary doesn’t work properly
All the sections in the platform could be of help to the trainers for preparation of the next lesson. The games and the flash cards are interactive and interesting and some of them could be appropriate even for children.
|Complexity of the development / implementation of the content||Web based resources for language learning with flash based activities. User interface design is not proper, there is too much content in each page and many advertisements.|
|Comfort of use||Easy|
|Skills and knowledge required||Basic|
|Hardware requirements||Computer, tablet, Smartphone, headphones|
|Software requirements||No specific software requirements|
|Expected technological tendency/trend||Medium, usability is low but there are interactive parts and the amount of content is high.|
|Mobile friendly||No||Registration required||No|