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PBPhonics 1 to 7 for iOS

By Cowirrie $4.99

Developer's Description

PBPhonics is for adults and young adults studying basic English literacy, including those learning English as a second language. It offers students the opportunity to:1. Hear the phonemes that make up a word2. Hear those phonemes run together to make the word3. Hear the whole word4. Record themselves speaking the word and compare their recording with PBPhonics5. Take tests matching word sounds to their written formInstruction is provided through animated gestures, with no dependence on written or spoken instructions. The vocabulary and test complexity start simply and automatically adapt as the student passes tests and gains confidence. Teachers may also choose appropriate levels and review student progress on the screen.PBPhonics 1 to 7 contains 42 phonemes in 7 sets (S,A,T,I,P,N; CK,E,H,R,M,D; G,O,U,L,F,B; AI,J,OA,IE,EE,OR; Z,W,NG,V,oo,OO; and Y,X,CH,SH,th,TH). These are used to build 619 words. Some words have pictures and others have spoken sentences to provide context. The words and phonemes have an Australian accent, and have been recorded with multiple voices for variety. Teachers may replace word and phoneme sounds with their own recordings.For a free sample of PBPhonics, try PBPhonics 1 to 3, also from Cowirrie. This contains the first 18 phonemes and 278 words from PBPhonics 1 to 7.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.0

- Adds speech practice: say a word, then hear it played back in sequence with the PBPhonics recordings.(On the first launch after installing this update, PBPhonics will request permission to use the microphone.)- Screens have more contrast and more space between buttons.- Updated for iOS 8.- Updated for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus screen sizes.

General

Release November 30, 2014
Date Added November 30, 2014
Version 2.0

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with iPod Touch (3rd generation or later, iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, iPad. iTunes account required.

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