Pocket abc Lite - Letters & Sounds
By Touch & Learn
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Welcome to a FUN & ENGAGING introduction to the alphabet.
★ INTERACTIVE letter names & sounds.
★ Beautiful ANIMATIONS.
★ A to Z Animal names & ANIMAL SOUNDS.
★ First stage PHONICS.
★ Learning that’s FUN
The FIRST STEP in teaching your child to read.
This is a sample version of ‘Pocket abc’ – to allow you try before you buy - including 10 fully animated alphabet flash cards. The full version includes all 26 letters of the alphabet. We hope you enjoy…
WHY “POCKET ALPHABET - LETTERS & SOUNDS”?
The first step in teaching a child to read is to teach that child the BASICS of the alphabet - specifically the ABILITY TO LINK SOUNDS TO LETTERS AND NAMING THE LETTERS OF THE ALPHABET.
Created in conjunction with teaching professionals, “Pocket Alphabet – Letter & Sounds” consists of a set of beautifully animated flash cards; each is fully interactive with a vocal response to every touch, be it a letter, illustration or word. Most touch responses lead to amusing interactive animations to capture your child’s interest, sustain their motivation and reinforce their learning in imaginative and exciting ways;
VISUALLY & MENTALLY STIMULATING
• Beautiful interactive flash cards.
• Fun animations - touch the “x-ray fish” and see an aquarium unfold before your eyes!
• Amusing sounds effects.
CHALLENGE AND AMUSE YOUR CHILD
• Test your child – “where is the letter ‘c’”?
• “Which animal begins with….”.
• What will happen when you touch the monkey?
• See the Jellyfish wobble…
UNCOMPLICATED – CHILDS PLAY TO OPERATE
• Large touch screen graphics & clickable areas designed specifically for younger children.
KEEPS THINGS SIMPLE
•First stage phonics.
★ Letter Sounds - Both lower and upper case. Tap each letter for their sound.
★ Animal Flash Cards - “a” is for ant etc. Tap each animal for its name.
★ Interactive Animations - To reinforce letter/word association.
★ Animal Sounds - Many illustrations have related animal sounds.
★ Beautiful Vocals
★ US & UK language options
We are a newly formed company whose sole purpose is providing QUALITY interactive children’s early years software.
As parents ourselves we’ve struggled to find suitable teaching software. It is for this reason we created “Touch & Learn”.
Our background is in both teaching and design. With over 30 years combined experience we feel we have both the relevant expertise and experience to guide both parents and children through those challenging early years of development.
PLEASE, CONTACT US
If you have any questions, queries, problems, suggestions or complaints do not hesitate to contact us. We will endeavour to address them with a direct response or future software updates.
Lovely to look at, slight pronunciation changes necessary to make it perfect
It's fantastic that there's a British English version, and I also like the pictures and animation.
I only wished the speakers had really used a clear and correct way of saying the sounds in a precise 'phonics' way and not sometimes correctly, sometimes saying it 'somehow'.
A couple of the sounds are spoken with an 'uh' at the end: instead of saying mmm the voice says 'muh' for m.
P: Letter is spoken a bit like 'pay'
E: letter is spoken like ay in pay,
O: not in in free version included but picture of owl, so sound and word don't come together ( octopus works better, phonics-wise)
x: letter & sound are spoken 'ex'
I still think of buying the full version although I'm a bit dreading to say always 'but at school you need to say mmm not muh'. I also would wish for a second version with digraphs - owl would be great for 'ow' not for 'o' (which I don't see as a critic but just ad a wish as there's a lack of resources for that next step).
As a non native speaker & primary school teacher & mum of reception class child I'm looking for help with learning sounds & letters including pronunciation but haven't found the perfect app or toy yet, although this app had the potential to be fabulous with some slight changes.
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- Category: Education
- Released: 15 April 2011
- Version: 1.0
- Size: 15.6 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: James Lewis Design Ltd
- © Touch & Learn/James Lewis Design Ltd
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.