Welcome to Plingo: a rich and immersive educational experience! The application has been carefully crafted by language learning experts, especially (but not only) for children learning English as a second language (ESL).
How does my child learn?
Plingo contains several ‘mini-games’ designed to be engaging and instructive. Your child will learn the following:
★ Listening- The mini-games provide spoken challenges and feedback, with a wide range of characters. Your child’s ears will quickly learn to recognize words, grammatical constructs, and the rhythm and flow of English.
★ Speaking - That’s right, in some mini-games your child will control the action by speaking–starting with simple individual words and soon entire sentences! Our cutting-edge, industry-leading speech recognition has been rigorously tested with children from almost every country, mother-tongue, and dialect, and has over 99% accuracy in our controlled, pre-launch testing.
★ Vocabulary - With 5,000+ words and phrases and new ones added every week, your child will effortlessly build a strong vocabulary, in no time!
★ Reading - The mini-games offer both reading and listening, allowing your child to get comfortable with each skill!
★ Pronunciation - Many students learn incorrect pronunciation at an early age, developing an unnatural accent they are never able to get rid of. We make sure that doesn't happen, allowing your child to speak like a native! In the app, your child will systematically learn the 40 phonemes of English (the fundamental sounds of the language), deconstruct words they hear, assemble words from phonemes, and learn how to correctly pronounce them all.
Research clearly shows that the best way to learn a language is to immerse in activities requiring that language. Our Peripheral Learning approach is unique and extremely effective–your child will barely notice that they are using an educational app! Instead of your kids mastering arbitrary terms in other games (what good is it to learn “Obsidian” in Minecraft?) let them effortlessly master the English language as they progress through the levels of our games.
Who can use Plingo?
While the game has been designed for kids aged 6-12 whose English is not the first language–we have also seen younger and older learners from all locations and backgrounds enjoy and learn with Plingo.
Teachers, schools, and organizations can use Plingo as an ESL learning aid for their students and can request access to our special teacher tools. If you are interested in using Plingo for your organization, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Child Safety and Privacy
Plingo has the highest standards of safety and privacy. It is completely ad-free and has no direct messaging between players. All content is kid-friendly and all child learning data is anonymized, meaning your children can safely play by themselves!