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“Confusing Words”

Creators: Maria, Chantal, Jeisaura,Laura y Annelys
Middle School Students from I.S. 206 Ann Mersereau
Type of Project:
  • UX/UI Design
Themes of Project:
  • Education/Schools
05 CBE325 C14 E 4 FAE B637 4197 CF7 B4 AC3

About this Project:

The project presented is a language learning mobile application designed to assist children in learning English and other languages. The app aims to address the challenge of making language learning engaging and accessible for young learners.
The app was created with the goal of making learning fun and interactive. Although not explicitly stated, the app appears to focus on teaching vocabulary, particularly words that are easily confused. The design process likely involved identifying common vocabulary challenges faced by children learning new languages.
The app currently includes features like quizzes to assess vocabulary knowledge. Users are presented with a multiple-choice question in both Spanish and English, testing their understanding of the word. Immediate feedback is provided, indicating if the answer is correct or incorrect. If incorrect, the app prompts the user to go back and try again.
While the app currently has limited language options, the creators acknowledge this limitation and express the desire to expand the app's capabilities to include more languages in the future.
If built, the app could potentially incorporate various interactive elements such as:
Flashcards: Visual aids with pictures and words for vocabulary memorization.
Games: Engaging games that utilize the target vocabulary, encouraging learning through play.
Pronunciation Practice: Audio recordings and interactive exercises for pronunciation improvement.
Progress Tracking: Tools to monitor the child's progress and areas that need more focus.
This concept presents a promising foundation for a language learning app tailored for children. With further development and the addition of more interactive features, it could become a valuable tool for supporting young language learners.

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👏 App Lead at Google — Emoti-Con Judge
Thank you for making tough topics fun! I really appreciate how engaging and helpful the app is to learning new languages. I also appreciated the video presentation and your presentation style. Modern tech roles often require video presentations and you are ready to give amazing tech presentations! Thank you for your creativity and thoughtfulness in app design.

👏 Design Engineering Manager at GAF Energy — Emoti-Con Judge
Well done with the video presentation! The app looks clean and clear and is simple to use. The immediate feedback functionality is a great feature as that would be what I would look for in such an app. Great idea and well presented!

👏 Head of Transitions at Alliance Global Partners — Emoti-Con Judge
Learning a new language can certainly be difficult for some people but you have explored making this an enjoyable experience for people. It is a cute and simple app design that meets the objectives it sets out to do. You guys did a good job on presenting your project and I would love to see what you have in mind for your next steps.

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