It is always good to start a 2nd language early, as kids are in the natural stage of grasping a new language. iGameMom has reviewed some good learning tools for kids to learn a new language other than English. As part of our best learning tools for kids on iPad series, today we have Best Learning Tools for Kids to Learn a Languages Other Than English.
This is part of our Best Learning Tools for Kids on iPad series. For the whole list of the series, please visit Must Have Free Learning Tools for Kids on iPad and Other Tablets
Best Learning Tools for Kids to Learn a Foreign Language
Gus on the Go Spanish is designed for toddlers and preschoolers. There is no English instruction in the app. Kids learn Spanish just like it is their first language. Great for bilingual kids and families. The series has a total of 26 language programs, such as Chinese, French, German, Italian, and most apps in the series are available on iOS and Android.
Fun Spanish and the series: kids learn in a game setting. The learning process is very similar to the natural language acquisition process, through engaging repetition. In addition to Spanish, the series also have German, French, and Chinese.
Monki Chinese Class: a fun way to teach kids the pictograph Chinese characters, with the pictures illustrating the character’s meaning.
Kids Learn Mandarin: designed for kids age 2 to 8, it makes the learning fun and easy. You can start with the free version to try it out.
Duolingo: a Free language app for kids and adults of all ages. Within one app, you can sign up for multiple language courses. Currently, there are 5 languages available for English speakers: Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Portuguese. There are also courses for non-English speakers. The content of the course is designed to be very practical that, if you travel to the region of that language, you can start using what you are learning right away. Duolingo is also available for Android and on their website.
Mindsnack Spanish and other languages: with 9 addictive games designed for essential vocabulary & conversation skills, Mindsnacks Spanish makes language learning a fun experience. It also has Chinese, French, Italy, Japanese. and Portuguese
Pim Track: a free flashcard app covering 8 different languages: Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Russian, Portuguese and Japanese. Parent can easily track kids progress and help kids learn. It is the companion app to Little Pim’s language learning videos, and the app does have links to their videos on iTunes that make the learning more fun. If you are serious about having kids learn the language, you should consider buying the video program. It is designed for kids 6 months to 6 years old. They offer videos on DVD also.
This is part of our Best Learning Tools for Kids on iPad series. For complete list of best learning tools for Kids on iPad and links to all posts, please visit: Must Have Free Learning Tools for Kids on iPad and Other Tablets. In the series, we have best learning tools for the following subjects:
Math Concepts in General ; Counting ; Telling Time
Phonics ; Spelling ; Vocabulary ; Grammar ; Storytelling
Computer Coding ; Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
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