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RESEARCH-BASED OUTCOMES

 

Based on research in linguistics and cognitive science, the game develops five executive functions (the columns) across a range of four linguistic skills (the rows).

INTERACTIVE COMIC

 

Players explore, discover, and learn as they play through a rich story filled with novel settings, intriguing characters, and challenging language puzzles.

SKILLS FOCUS: NOTICING AND REMEMBERING SOUNDS

 

At the Chatter Cafe on Bobiba, players must keep customers happy by serving the dishes they ask for.

 

This activity builds skills in discriminating tones frequent in Chinese Thai, and other tonal languages.

SKILLS FOCUS: NOTICING AND REMEMBERING RHYTHM

 

In the Marlone Forest, players attempt to capture a Saptapper by mimicking the rhythms it makes when it taps on trees.

 

This activity builds noticing and memory skills in rhythm (prosody).

SKILLS FOCUS: NOTICING AND REMEMBERING WORDS

 

In the jungle of Marusaya, players help a group of hungry monkeys access the banana treasure guarded by a singing idol. If the monkeys can sing the song back to the idol, the idol will release the treasure.

SKILLS MAPS

 

Detailed, customized metrics motivate players to build skills and attain achievements in areas that are important to them.