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Learn Spanish with Lingo Arcade
Arcade style game of flashcard practices that teach basic vocabulary and sentence building.
Publisher: Innovative Mobile Apps Ltd

Why we love this app

Lingo Arcade is a Spanish learning app that uses flashcards to go beyond basic vocabulary learning. As players show mastery of words, the games incorporate longer phrases and complete sentences. The five different modes of play keep learning fun and amusing. And the attractive real-life photos are visually pleasing for long lasting interest.

What it teaches and how it works

After the initial lesson in the free download, purchase the vast library of content for an economical 99 cents which covers over 150 levels of learning. To begin each level, a simple slideshow of audio and visuals introduces the target vocabulary. When ready, start gameplay with a “photo hunt” to identify images in a timed activity. As an incentive, complete a certain percentage of each level to continue unlocking an additional four games. While many of the games focus on image recognition to demonstrate comprehension, the more advanced games include some spelling and sentence building as well.

Why your kid won't be able to put it down

For your older tween, the attractive photography of the flashcards gives the feeling of a more mature app but kids will still enjoy the arcade style interface that is fun and engaging. They will be totally motivated by the timed games that flash congratulatory words to show achievement, award trophies to demonstrate mastery of vocabulary and always end with a scorecard to reveal a score and level completion. 

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