LearnEnglish Kids: Playtime - songs and stories
By British Council
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Winter is here - Happy Holidays! Come visit the snowy monster village to watch new song and story videos about the Christmas and other festive days!
Read and watch fun animated songs and stories to help your child develop in key areas in English: reading, listening and speaking. The songs and stories are grouped into themes like Fairy Tales and classic Children’s Songs.
Recommended ages: 6-11
OVER 100 QUALITY VIDEOS AND GAMES
Our animated songs, stories, games and speaking activities are designed by the British Council’s language learning experts. Each video comes with subtitles that can be turned on or off to help children read and listen. Download all the videos to watch them whenever you want, even without an internet connection.
Stories include: Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks, Jack and the Beanstalk, Nessie (the Loch Ness Monster), Robin Hood, Boudica, Dick Whittington, George and the Dragon, Florence Nightingale, Emmeline Pankhurst, Isaac Newton, Elizabeth 1 and more.
Songs include: Hickory Dickory Dock, The Wheels on the Bus, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Incy Wincy Spider, An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, Grand Old Duke, If You're Happy and You Know It, The Hokey Cokey, How Much Is That Doggie in the Window, I Can Sing a Rainbow, Old Macdonald Had a Farm, Ten Little Aeroplanes, In My Plane, Ten Shiny Coins, The Alphabet Song.
More videos will be added in the future, so watch for updates.
A LISTEN-AND-RECORD ACTIVITY ENCOURAGES SPEAKING
Each animated video comes with an engaging listen-and-record activity that encourages your child to say and repeat the words from the video, building confidence in speaking over time. Children can listen to the narrator, record themselves and compare their pronunciation with the narrator.
GAMES TO PRACTISE SPELLING AND CHECK UNDERSTANDING
Each set of animated videos comes with challenging word and spelling games to help children learn and understand the words they see in the videos.
UNDERSTAND YOUR CHILD’S PROGRESS IN THE PARENTS’ AREA
On the progress screen in the Parents' area, you can see how your child is progressing in four areas: Videos, Speaking, Spelling and Understanding.
AVAILABLE IN MULTIPLE LANGUAGES
The app is available in English, Chinese, Spanish and French. Go to the Parents' area to change the language.
SAFETY AND DATA PRIVACY
MANAGE YOUR CONTENT TO REDUCE THE SIZE OF THE APP
LearnEnglish Kids: Playtime has a simple way of managing content. Simply delete any unwanted packs in the Parents’ Area. Long press on any of the TV screens and touch the red circle and the pack will be removed from your device.
All videos, games and progress will be deleted but unlocked bonus items will remain in the Monster Village.
SUBSCRIBE TO ACCESS ALL VIDEOS
*Get a 1-month subscription at USD 3.99 or a 6-month subscription at USD 13.99 to unlock UNLIMITED access to all songs, stories and games.
*All in-app purchases are hidden in the parents’ area.
*Subscriptions are automatically renewed unless cancelled.
*Manage your subscriptions or turn-off subscriptions anytime by going into the iTunes Account Settings after purchase.
*Contact email@example.com for feedback and help.
ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL
The British Council creates top English learning apps for learners of all ages, from pre-school and primary school children to adults. Our apps for children help them learn to read, speak and spell in English.
Visit our website to see all our apps http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/parents/apps.
What's New in Version 2.6.1
Fixed some wintery bugs.
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- Category: Education
- Updated: 19 December 2016
- Version: 2.6.1
- Size: 152 MB
- Languages: English, French, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
- Developer: British Council
- © British Council
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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