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Fun English

Fun English

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English
A game for learning the basics of English.

Fun English offers a simple way to learn and rehearse the basic vocabulary and grammar.

The product is for children aged 3 to 10. There is a separate home version and a school version. The home version offers extra lessons as in-app purchases.

Age groups 
Preschool
Elementary
Price 
Free with in-app-purchases
Languages 
Spanish Mexican
English
Finnish
Chinese
Italian
French
Spanish
Russian
Dutch
Indonesian
Swedish
German
Norwegian
Turkish
Malay
Japanese
Korean
English US
English UK
Brazilian Portuguese
Portuguese
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
Vietnamese
Danish
Greek
Malaysian
Thai
Platform 
Mobile Android
Mobile iOS
Registration 
Not required
Offline play 
Playable offline
Pictures
Videos
Pedagogy
Educational Quality
Learning Goals

The pedagogical analysis covers how the product supports learning of the identified skills. The student’s role is assessed by four contrary pair parameters, which are selected to cover the most essential aspects on the use of the product.

Passive
Active
The game offers a large variety of different games. The players have the freedom to select the words and the gaming mode they wish to practice.
Rehearse
Construct
Children can learn the basics of English vocabulary in an engaging way. The product offers different ways to practice.
Linear
Non-Linear
The content is arranged by vocabulary types. Within these sections, children can freely choose what game types they want to play.
Individual
Collaborative
The games can be played individually. There is also a multiplay option.

The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.

Practises the basic English vocabulary, cognitive skills and fine motor skills in a fun way.
Uses versatile ways to teach new words and sentences, and students have the freedom to decide what games they would like to play.
Students are in an active role as they play games by themselves or with others.

The supported learning goals are identified by matching the product with several relevant curricula descriptions on this subject area. The soft skills are definitions of learning goals most relevant for the 21st century. They are formed by taking a reference from different definitions of 21st century skills and Finnish curriculum.

Subject based learning goals

Practicing basic vocabulary.
Practicing simple sentences.
Strengthening student’s motivation to learn a new language.

Soft skills learning goals

Developing problem solving skills
Learning to find the joy of learning and new challenges
Encouraging the growth of positive self-image
Practicing to observe spoken and written language
Practicing memorizing skills
Practicing fine motor skills
Learning about different languages
Practicing categorization and classification
Learning to build information on top of previously learned

Kokoa Certificate

Kokoa Evaluation Method is an academically sound approach to evaluating a product’s pedagogical design from the viewpoint of educational psychology.

The method has been developed with university researchers and all evaluators are carefully selected teachers with a master's degree in education.

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