5 Razones por las Cuales Nuestro Libro de Recetas Hace el Aprendizaje de Idiomas Divertido

En Cooking With Languages, nuestro objetivo es hacer que aprender idiomas sea divertido. Nuestra misión es animar a que más niños quieran aprender idiomas. Nuestro primer libro de recetas, diseñado para niños aprendiendo inglés y español, está lleno de actividades para aprender idiomas. Hay muchas razones por las cuales nuestro libro es genial y os ayudará, a ti y a los más pequeños, a aprender idiomas.

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Aquí 5 Razones por las Cuales Nuestro Libro de Recetas Hace el Aprendizaje de Idiomas Divertido:

 

5¡Todo el contenido está en inglés y en español!

Una de las cosas geniales sobre nuestro libro de recetas es el hecho que todo el contenido está tanto en inglés como en español. Esto permite que los niños puedan leer las recetas en ambos idiomas y aprendan muchas palabras y frases nuevas. A la par, los más pequeños aprenderán la estructura de las frases en ambos idiomas, ayudándoles a hablar como nativos, casi sin dares cuenta.

Poder ver el contenido en ambos idiomas realmente ayuda a entender como los nativos de ambos idiomas se expresan y como estructuran las frases: todos los idiomas funciona de distintas formas, así que esto es una fantástica forma de entender como estos dos idiomas son usados.

4¡Recetas Simples y Deliciosas!

Poder leer las recetas en ambos idiomas es fantástico pero lo que es realmente importante es que el contenido es genial y realmente aporta mucho contenido con el cual aprender. No solo ofrecemos deliciosas recetas que todo el mundo amará, también ofrecemos textos bien estructurados, con mucho vocabulario que será útil y que los más pequeños aprenderán fácilmente. Las palabras y oraciones han sido mantenidas sencillas per naturales para que los pequeños lo puedan entender y recordar con facilidad.

Nuestro objetivo es pasarlo bien mientras aprendes idiomas y nuestro libro de recetas realmente ofrece eso. Nuestras recetas no son solo deliciosas sino que también son fáciles y divertidas de preparar.

Así que, si quieres pasar un buen rato con tus hijos mientras preparas recetas simples y deliciosas y aprendéis idiomas juntos, ¡este libro de recetas es para ti!

3Arthur Apple y Nerea Naranja: ¡Nuestros Divertidos Asistentes!

Arthur Apple y Nerea Naranja son nuestros asistentes en la cocina (y en clase). Están aquí para ayudarte con nuestras recetas y con tu aprendizaje de idiomas.

El diseño de los personajes es simplemente genial, son divertidos y perfectos para los más pequeños. Arthur Apple y Nerea Naranja definitivamente captarán la atención de los pequeños y harán que quieran cocinar, jugar y empezar a aprender idiomas. Los niños adoran los dibujos animados y Arthur Apple y Nerea Naranja son, definitivamente, los personajes perfectos para ayudar y guiar a los peques mientras aprenden idiomas. ¿Qué niño no quiere un buen amigo que les ayude?

NOTA: Estamos desarrollando más apps que permitan a los niños conocer mejor a los asistentes y poder preguntarles cómo se pronuncian ciertas palabras.

2¡Un Montón de Juegos y Actividades con las que Practicar!

Tener mucho contenido del cual aprender es genial, evidentemente, pero la mayor parte de nuestro proceso de aprendizaje ocurre cuando tenemos que pensar y razonar la respuesta a una pregunta y es por eso que nuestro libro de recetas ofrece un montón de juegos y actividades. Estas actividades permiten que los niños puedan practicar y fortalecer todo lo que han aprendido leyendo y hablando mientras preparan nuestras simples y deliciosas recetas.

Nuestro libro de recetas ofrece un gran abanico de actividades para que los pequeños se lo pasen bien mientras cocinan. Con nuestras actividades y la ayuda de Arthur Apple y Nerea Naranja, aprenderán vocabulario nuevo en el idioma objetivo para que, algún día, puedan hablar como nativos.

6 Trucos Para Ganar Confianza Hablando Idiomas Extranjeros

1¡Ilustraciones Fantásticas!

Siempre se dice que no deberíamos juzgar un libro por la portada pero, evidentemente, la primera cosa que ves cuando coges un libro es, de hecho, la portada… y nuestro libro de recetas tiene una portada fantástica. Muestra parte de las ilustraciones que encontrarás dentro e introduce a nuestros asistentes. Todas las imágenes e ilustraciones en el libro son animadas, divertidas y llenas de color.

Cuando enseñas a niños pequeños, lo más importante es que no vean los libros como algo aburrido. Tener divertidas ilustraciones en las páginas del libro definitivamente hará que los más peques quieran mirar y usar el libro.

Las imágenes e ilustraciones usadas en nuestro libro de recetas tienen el propósito de facilitar la tarea de aprender idiomas a los más pequeños: la mayoría del vocabulario está acompañado por una imagen para que el aprendiz entienda lo que significa la palabra rápidamente. Esta técnica permitirá a los niños empezar a pensar en el idioma objetivo ya que no estarán aprendiendo palabras traduciéndolas  de vuestro idioma nativo. Estarán creando nuevos atajos en su mente lo cual, en el futuro, les ayudará a hablar como nativos.

La mejor forma de aprender es pasándolo bien y entreteniendo a los estudiantes con buen contenido. Nuestro libro de recetas ofrece un contenido fantástico y horas de diversión así que es fantástico para aprender idiomas. ¿No estás de acuerdo?

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5 Reasons Why Our Bilingual Cookbook Makes Language Learning Fun

At Cooking With Languagesour aim is to make language learning fun. Our mission is to encourage more children to want to learn languages. Our first bilingual activity cookbook, designed for children learning English and Spanish is jam packed full of fun language learning activities. There are many reasons why our book is great and why it will help you and your children to learn new languages.

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Here are 5 Reasons Why Our Bilingual Cookbook Makes Language Learning Fun:

5All Content Is In Both English and Spanish!

One of the great things about our bilingual activity cookbook is the fact that all the content can be found in both English and Spanish. That allows children to read the recipes in both languages and learn lots of new words and phrases. At the same time, young learners will learn the structure of sentences in both languages, aiding them towards speaking like natives, without even realising it.

Being able to check out all the content in both your native language and your target language really does help towards understanding how natives of both languages express themselves and structure their sentences: all languages work differently, so this is a really great way to get a gist of the way these two languages are used.

4Simple But Scrummy Recipes!

Being able to read the recipes in both languages is fantastic but what is really important is that the content is great and our activity cookbook really offers great content for learning. Not only do we offer  simple but scrummy recipes that everyone at home will love, we offer well-structured texts, with plenty of useful vocabulary that children will love learning. Words and sentence structure have been kept simple but natural, so children will be able to understand and remember easily.

We are all about having fun while learning, and our activity cookbook really does provide this. The recipes we have thought of are not only scrummy, they are also really fun and simple to prepare!

So, if you want to spend some quality time with your children while preparing some simple but scrummy meals and learning together a new language, our cookbook is for you!

3Arthur Apple and Nerea Naranja: Our Fun Assistants!

Arthur Apple and Nerea Naranja are our assistants in the kitchen (our classroom). They are here to help you with our recipes and with your language learning!

The character designs are great, fun and appealing for children. Arthur Apple and Nerea Naranja will definitely catch your children’s attention and make them keen to cook, play and to start learning languages. Children love cartoons and Arthur Apple and Nerea Naranja are the perfect characters to help and guide your children towards learning new languages. What child doesn’t like to have a fun friend to help them?

NOTE: We are developing more apps to allow children to get to know the language assistants better and to be able to ask them how to say certain words.

2Plenty Of Games and Activities To Practise!

Having lots of content to learn from is fantastic but, of course, most of our learning happens when we have to think and reason what the answer is to a question and that is why our activity cookbook also provides you with lots of great, fun and entertaining activities. These activities allow children to practise and strengthen everything they have picked up while reading and talking as they were preparing our simple but scrummy recipes.

Our activity cookbook provides you with a wide range of activities for your children to have fun and enjoy themselves while cooking. With our activities and the help of Arthur Apple and Nerea Naranja, they will learn and build up new vocabulary in their target language so that the can eventually speak like natives.

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1Fantastic Illustrations!

It is always said that we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover but, of course, the first thing that you see when you pick up a book is, in fact, the cover… and our activity cookbook has a fine one! It showcases some of the artwork you will find inside and introduces our language assistants. All the illustrations and artwork in the book are bright, cheerful and fun.

When teaching children, it is important that they don’t see books as something boring and dull. Having great illustrations all over the pages will definitely make your children want to use our book.

The pictures and artwork used in our cookbook have the purpose of facilitating the learning task for even the youngest learners: most vocabulary is accompanied by a picture so that the learner will understand what the words mean straight away. This technique will allow children to slowly start thinking in their target language as they are not learning new words by translating them from their native language. They are creating new “shortcuts” in their minds which, in the long term, will allow them to speak like natives.

The best way to learn is by having fun and engaging learners with entertaining content. Our activity cookbook offers great content and lots of fun so, it is perfect for learning languages. Wouldn’t you agree?

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Día de San Valentín: Mostrar Amor y Afecto en España

¿Sabes cómo la familia y los amigos muestran su amor y afecto en España?

Love and Affection in Spain

Amor y Afecto en España

En todo el mundo, la gente muestra su afecto y amor hacia los demás a diario pero no todos los hacemos de la misma forma. Hay diversas tradiciones y costumbres por todo el planeta y estas varían dependiendo de lo cercano que eres hacia cierta persona o cuanto les conoces. Hoy, veremos algunas costumbres españolas para mostrar amor y afecto hacia los demás.

En España, las salutaciones se rigen mucho por el género. Las mujeres no saludan de la misma forma que los hombres y viceversa. Así que, las salutaciones serán explicadas como ocurren más comúnmente en el país aunque, por supuesto, distintas personas puede que actúen de diferente manera.

Salutaciones para Familia y Amigos en España

Cuando quedas con tu familia, es muy común dar un abrazo. Las mujeres, normalmente, saludan tanto a los hombres como a las mujeres con un beso en cada mejilla y, por lo tanto, los chicos saludan a las chicas con besos en las mejillas y a otros hombres con un apretón de manos. Los hombres no suelen dar abrazos a otros de su mismo género pero, si es familia muy cercana, también puede que se den un abrazo. Evidentemente, todo esto depende de la relación que tengas con aquellos a tu alrededor o cuanto os conocéis.

Con amigos, es común saludar con un simple “hola”. A veces, puedes saludar a tus amigos de la misma forma que con familia, con un abrazo, un beso o dando la mano pero, en general, un “hola” es la forma más común de saludar a un colega, incluso un “Hola, ¿qué tal?” o un “Hola, ¿qué hay?”.

Salutaciones para Extraños

Cuando saludas a alguien que no conoces o a quien te acaban de presentar, es común dar un beso en cada mejilla, en el caso de las mujeres, o dar un apretón de manos en el caso de los hombres.

Cuando saludas a un extraño en un trabajo o en alguna situación de negocios, lo más normal es dares un apretón de manos, para mantener la situación neutral.

Amor y Afecto en Familia con Hijos y Familias Multiculturales

En general, la gente en España es muy cercana, cariñosa y muy de los de casa. Con los hijos, es común llamarles de forma dulce con apodos. Estos apodos varían según la familia o como actúe cada uno pero “cariño”, “mi vida” y “cielo” son algunos dulces apodos que con bastante comunes en España. Estos apodos son algo “serios” pero son bastante comunes y típicos. Otros apodos más “divertidos” podrían ser “churri”, “chiqui” o “peque” entre otros. Estos son solo algunos ejemplos ya que cada criatura puede ser llamada de distintas formas por sus padres.

En España, es muy común que las familias pasen mucho tiempo juntas. Es común quedar a menudo y pasar los fines de semana juntos o salir a cena o a tomar algo juntos. Evidentemente, cada familia es distinta pero, como hemos explicado anteriormente, España es un país en el cual la gente es muy de casa, de su gente.

Cuando se trata de familias multiculturales, algunas de la tradiciones o costumbres puede que varíen para se adapten a las tradiciones de los demás. Es una gran experiencia  ya que todo el mundo consigue aprender sobre distintas culturas y distintas formas de expresar nuestros sentimientos y pensamientos. Las tradiciones, en estos casos, suelen mezclarse y adaptarse para todos los miembros, siempre intentar conseguir que las diferentes costumbres y maneras de vivir sean compartidas de forma equitativa.

Compartir diferentes culturas y formas de vivir es siempre una experiencia enriquecedora, no solo para las familias sino también para los amigos y conocidos. Cuando aprendemos idiomas, entender la cultura detrás del idioma es esencial ya que solo entonces podemos ver más allá de la gramática y palabras y así entender la forma en que la gente habla y como se expresa y las razones detrás de estas formas de expresión.

Así que, sin importar que idioma estés estudiando o te gustaría estudiar en el futuro, intenta buscar información sobre el país o países donde se habla dicho idioma y también sobre sus tradiciones: solo así conseguirás hablar y expresarte como un nativo.

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Valentine’s Day: Showing Love and Affection in Spain

Do you know how families and friends show love and affection in Spain?

Love and Affection in Spain

All around the world, people show their affection and love for others daily but we do not do it the same way. There are many different traditions and customs all over the globe and they normally change depending on how well you know the other person or how close you are to them. Today, we will look at some Spanish customs for showing love and affection to others.

In Spain, greetings are very gender-orientated. Girls don’t greet the same way as guys and vice versa. Greetings will be explained as to what is most common in the country, even though different people may act, of course, differently.

Greeting Family and Friends in Spain

When meeting family, it is very common to give a hug (un abrazo). Girls normally greet both guys and girls with a kiss (un beso) on each cheek and guys greet girls with two kisses and guys with a handshake. Guys normally don’t hug other males but, if they are close family, they may also hug. Of course, this all depends on the relationships you enjoy or how well you get one with other family members.

With friends, it is common to just greet them by saying “Hello” (Hola) . Sometimes, you may greet friends in the same way you would greet family, with a hug and kiss or by shaking hands but, in general, a quick “hello” would be the normal way to greet a friend or even Hola ¿Qué tal? Hola ¿Qué hay?

Greeting Strangers

When greeting someone you do not know or you are being introduced to, it is common to give a kiss on each cheek, in the case of girls, and shake hands in the case of guys.

When greeting a stranger in a job or business related situation, the most normal thing to do is to shake hands, to keep it neutral.

Love and Affection in Families with Children and Multicultural Families.

Overall, people in Spain are very close, warm and very family-orientated. With children, it is common to call them little funny and sweet names. These names may vary depending on the family or how they act but “cariño” (similar to sweetheart), “mi vida” (meaning, “my life”) and “cielo” (meaning, literally, “sky”) are some common sweet names in Spain. They are rather “serious” ones but they are the more typical ones. Some “fun” names would be “churri”, “chiqui”, “peque” among others. These are only some examples as every child may be called different sweet names by their parents.

In Spain, it is very typical for families to spend lots of time together. It is common to meet regularly and spend weekends together as well as going out for dinner or for a drink. Of course, every family is different but, as we have explained before, Spain is a country where people are very family-orientated.

When it comes to multicultural families, some of the customs may vary and change to adapt to everybody’s traditions. It is a great experience as everybody gets to learn about different cultures and different ways of expressing one’s feelings and thoughts. The traditions, in these cases, often mix and get adapted to every member, always making sure that the different customs and ways of life are shared in an equal manner.

Sharing different cultures and ways of life is always an enriching experience, not only with family but with friends and other acquaintances. When learning languages, understanding the culture behind the language is essential as that way you get to see beyond the grammar and words and you understand the way people speak and express themselves and the reasons behind these ways.

So, no matter what language you are studying or would like to study in the future make sure to always look into the country or countries where the language is spoken and its traditions: only like that will you be able to speak and express yourself like a native.

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Five Tips to Make Language Learning Easier for Children

Without doubt, the way to make language learning easier for children is to start them early. Children learn fast, they listen and pay attention to everything going on around them. Youngsters are very curious and, when old enough to speak, are not shy to ask as many questions as needed to understand something.

No matter how frustrating it may feel, do try to answer the question “why” “¿porqué?” “pourquoi?”, even if your feel like it’s  asked about a hundred times a day 😉

In this article, we are going to share some Tips to Make Language Learning Easier for Children. We are not going to talk about complicated methods or ideas that require expensive materials. These suggestions merely require thought and time from you…

1. Play Games in the Target language

Children love playing games and even more so if parents are involved.  It makes it even more fun for them so, why not play games that involve speaking the target language?

Of course, make sure that children don’t feel like you are teaching them a language lesson or anything just be natural about it, don’t make a big deal about it. Suggest it to them as something they can do for fun and that way they will always see learning languages as an entertainment, not something boring.

As for game suggestions, you can play any game your children enjoys. All that matters is that you all speak in the target language and have fun together as a family.

In future posts, we will share some great games that can be adapted to your target language. Click here to Subscribe to Cooking with Languages by Email and don’t miss our  future posts as they are published!

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2. Talk, Talk, Talk!

The most natural way to learn a language is by listening to other people talking and repeating what they say. After all, that’s how we all learnt our native language as a child. That’s also how your child can learn a second language, without needing a professional to teach them.

If you are able to converse in your target language, talk to them and use the target language often whilst at home, as something normal and casual.  Your child will get used to listening to you and they will repeat and learn from what you say to them and, like that, both of you will be learning together.

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3. Watch Cartoons

All children love watching cartoons. This makes watching these shows in the target language a perfect idea for them to immerse into the language without always realising it. Of course, still let them watch cartoons in your native language but mix it with the target language. This way children will find it completely normal and won’t even realise they are learning as they watch their favourite shows.

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4. Labelling

Labelling objects around the house is a great way for children to learn new words. You can buy some nice stickers to write words on or you can create them together with colourful papers and some tape. This helps make this part of language learning a fun activity.

Once you have your stickers go around the house and write the names of things in the target language and stick them on the objects in a place where the youngest can see them. This way, every time they see something around the house, they will know how to say it in the language they are trying to learn.

Practice the pronunciation of the words with them and just make sure that they have a great time so that when they think of language learning they think of it as a fun thing to do, not something boring.

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The unique, custom printed Post-it® Notes are…

  • Supported by a free pronunciation app, available for your phone or tablet
  • Perfect for teachers, adults and students of all ages
  • Currently available in French, German, Italian, Spanish, BSL and English.
  • Split into 3 levels – Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced
  • Colour-coded for gender association

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5. Make it Fun and Natural!

As we have pointed out throughout this article, the best way for children to learn is if they have fun while doing so, and if they don’t realise they are learning. If they think of languages as something boring and taken out of a school book, they will most likely find it boring and will not pay much attention.

By making language learning into something fun –with different activities and games in the target language- and something natural –including the activities in a natural way, as part of their everyday life- children will learn the target language quicker.

The aim of our website is to provide you with tools and materials to make language learning fun for your children and for you.

Our bilingual, English/Spanish Activity Cookbook will be available very soon. It is guaranteed to help you have fun in the kitchen with your children.

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11 of the Best Language Learning Apps for Young Learners

Here is our selection of some of the best Language Learning Apps for Children

Nowadays, technology is everywhere. Pretty much everybody has a laptop, a smartphone or a tablet. This means that most of us are instantly linked to the Internet and have access to downloading apps or virtual content such as games, music, movies, magazines and books.

If we can do all of these things through our devices, why not give them an educational use for our children. If used in a controlled manner,  they will grow up understanding technology and learning how to use it correctly.

One of the many great things you can do online now is to learn languages. In this post, we give you a list 11 of the Best Language Learning Apps for Children.

*Please note that although we think these websites are great for children many of them are also suitable for language learners of all ages.

Best Language Learning Apps

Duolingo

Duolingo is a 100% free website and app (available for both Android and iOS devices). It has a wide range of languages to choose from which will allow you to grasp the basics of several languages or choose one and immerse yourself in that one language. The website/app is set out in different lessons, starting with the basics of the language and progressing to the most complex grammar aspects.

It also has great features like:

  • following friends and being able to check how they are doing and what languages they are learning,
  • setting a “daily challenge” to set out the lessons as a routine
  • the website’s “currency” (lingots) that you earn as you level up, etc.

Overall, a great app for both children and adults to learn languages.

Best Language Learning Apps

Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone has a free demo account which will allow you to trial the website/app (available on both Android and iOS). Rosetta Stone also has a wide variety of languages to choose from and it is also perfect for learning from the most basic words and grammar to more complex content.

The way they teach is great as it imitates how we naturally learn a language when we are a child: we hear words and sentences and relate them to images, situations or ideas and we store them in our memory.

Rosetta Stone is a great way to learn languages and it works well for young learners as their minds are still used to learning and processing a language, in the same way the website teaches us.

Best Language Learning Apps

Memrise

Memrise is a free website/app (available on Android and iOS) whose main purpose is to help you build up your vocabulary by memorising words. Even though it sounds simple and you might be looking for apps to learn the grammar as well, Memrise is definitely the best website/app to learn vocabulary. At the end of the day this is what really will allow you to say what you mean (grammar is important but without words, grammar is, literally, meaningless).

That’s why we recommend Memrise as a great –and FUN- way of learning new words that will help you, in the long run, speak more fluently. We put a strong emphasis on “fun” because the system they use for you to memorise words is just fantastic and it is a technique that is often suggested not only to learn words but to carry out any type of studying: relate the words or content you need to memorise with something that makes sense for yourself with rhymes, songs, words that sound similar.

Memrise gives you suggestions of ways to memorise words together with an image and it is just great!

Best Language Learning Apps

DeCuentos

This app was definitely designed for young language learners. As the name suggests, this website is related to “cuentos” or tales/stories. The point of the app is to allow children to listen to the tales being read out by native Spanish speakers which is great because it will allow the children to get used to the way native Spanish speakers use words and how they link them as they speak. Another good feature is that the tales are read out loud, in different accents, so you can train your ears to understand different accents by Spanish speakers.

The app is free and available for IPhone, IPad and Android.

Best Language Learning Apps

FluentU

FluentU is a fantastic website and app (available on Android and iOS) that allows you to listen to different types of videos with an interactive script. This allows you to better understand better what´s being said and if you have any doubts with any words, you can check them out straight away.

What is really awesome about this app is that there is a great variety of videos that cover different topics such as football, movies, TV shows… so that you can have fun with your favourite hobbies or shows as you are studying Spanish.

As their own website states: “You´ll learn Spanish as it´s spoken in real life!”

Best Language Learning Apps

My A-Z App

This is a great app for learning new vocabulary in a fun way: with customized flashcards. The app comes with a set amount of words and pictures which allow the learner to start studying straight away. A huge plus for this app is the fact that you can create your own flashcards with the words, images and voice recordings of your choice. Young learners will definitely have lots of fun creating the different flashcards with the new words they want to practise. It’s a great way for them to learn as they have chosen the words. had fun and spent plenty of time working with them.

The app is available only on iOS devices (IPhone, IPod Touch and IPad) and it costs $1.99, which isn´t much for a fantastic way for your children to enjoy studying a foreign language.

Best Language Learning Apps

Spanish Crossword Puzzles for Kids

This app is amazing for learning Spanish while having fun at the same time. Crosswords are commonly known for giving the clues as sentences but in this case, and that’s why kids will definitely love it, the clues are given with images. This makes it easier for children to guess the words and place them in the correct squares. It’s just a great way for your children to get used to the foreign language they are learning as they have fun and enjoy what they are doing.

The app is available on iOS devices (IPhone, IPod Touch and IPad) and costs $1.99.

Best Language Learning Apps

GoComics

GoComics is just another fun app that allows you to read old and new comics in both English and Spanish. This app is designed for older children, teenagers and adults that want to learn Spanish. The app includes illustration based comics that have a small amount of text that is ideal for younger learners using the app. Other comics contain more text based are good for learners whose level is a bit higher and can handle longer pieces of text.

The app is updated every day, easy to use and provides plenty of content to have fun with and learn from. The app is available for IPad, IPhone and Android and can be used for free with a basic account but, if you wish, you can upgrade to the Pro Membership which only costs $0.99/month and allows you to get rid of the advertisements.

Best Language Learning Apps

Play & Learn Spanish HD

An awesome app for learning Spanish! The game is set out with two modes: “learning mode” and “game mode”. In the first mode, the words of the chosen section will pop-up at the bottom in both Spanish and English so that you can start to learn them.

In “game mode”, you will hear and see the word in Spanish and you will have to tap the correct object to earn points. It is a great app for both parents and children to have fun together and learn as you can have several profiles and compete against each other to get the highest scores on each section. The app is only available on IPad and costs $3.99.

Best Language Learning Apps

Las Mil Puertas (Pocoyó)

Las Mil Puertas is a Pocoyó is an interactive book that follows an episode of Pocoyó in which some mysterious doors always show something different behind them. At one point, Pato goes into one of the doors and disappears and Pocoyó has to find him.

You can change the language from English to Spanish. It allows you to put it on AutoPlay which is a great feature on the app but, of course, you can read it by yourself, taking control of turning the pages. The app is just fantastic both graphics, music and content is perfect for the youngest learners who love Pocoyó. The app is available on IPhone and IPad and costs $1.99. 

Best Language Learning Apps

Learn English & Spanish with Arthur Apple

Last but by no means least, we’d like to introduce you to our own language learning apps. Designed to encourage young learners learn to speak like a native, this first app is an introduction to Arthur Apple, one of our language assistants.

We are not focusing on simply vocabulary nor grammar points. Children can listen, read and repeat what they hear. The vocabulary used is simple and will allow children to quickly obtain phrases and expressions that are useful in their everyday lives.

Future apps will be designed around games and recipes.

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