Living language games for children help to build vocabulary, improve listening comprehension and support the independent work under the title I’m learning German is published a software package for language promotion at the Munich publishing house KHSweb.de Education Software GmbH. Children with migration background or language deficits playfully explore their living environment. Multimedia program introduces you to the language, so that they can independently and with joy everyday situations better understand and cope with. The educational focus on the topics of family, nature, housing, clothing, shopping, games, weather, colors and quantities. The support software is versatile usable: kindergartens, hort, first base, schools, learning Studios, aftercare, language or learning therapeutic practices. Each of the games in the software package consists of a part of the demo and the game a part of learning. Will be shown in the demo examples, how the game works. In the learning of the children exercises can interactively to the Edit language acquisition.
A help button gives instructions on the correct solution during the game. In almost all games is a differentiation in three levels of difficulty. The difficulty level can be selected prior to the game. The games combine sound and image so that they are self explanatory and the children can tap into the also previously unknown words. This makes possible a very independent work with the software. Reading skills are not required. Children (from 4 years) are motivated by different incentives. They can collect for example points or defeat the dog DIXI in the competition.
This provided many incentives to the repeated use of the software. The software can be played directly without installation from the CD-ROM. In addition, she can be installed with just a few clicks of the mouse in the network of educational institutions, day-care centres or learning practices so that she at the same time, without any limitation can be used from all the places of learning. The software was developed by Dr. E. Heim, Chromis software, Dresden, which inter alia was awarded the Japan Prize for the world’s best learning software. In the development of concepts from the proven KHSweb/Chromis-software series were fit in English”takes into consideration, which allows first experiences with foreign language learning for primary school children. The software is both as a CD ROM at the publishing house or available in the book and teaching materials trade as well as to download for the buyout.