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Simple Games Boost Language Learning

by Bidita Debnath on  April 21, 2013 at 9:18 PM Research News   - G J E 4
A new study has shown that the experience of learning a new language can be made far easier by playing simple games using words and pictures.
 Simple Games Boost Language Learning
Simple Games Boost Language Learning
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Researchers from The University of Nottingham revealed that using fun, informal ways of learning not only helped complete novices to acquire a new language but also made more traditional methods of language learning more effective.

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PhD student Marie-Josee Bisson of the University's School of Psychology, who led the study along with Drs Walter van Heuven, Kathy Conklin and Richard Tunney, said: "The results of this study have implications not only for language learning and teaching, but also for anyone interested in improving their knowledge of a foreign language."

The study has been published by the scientific journal PLOS ONE.

Source: ANI
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