“Noyo’s unique vocabulary-building system was created to give novice students a jumpstart on learning a new language,” said Co-creator Mike Sullivan,
Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 01, 2013
Noyo, an education software company based in Boston, MA, is excited to announce the availability of its MacOS Learn Portuguese Vocab app, designed to systematically boost the vocabulary of novice Portuguese learners.
Noyo’s attractive, interactive platform features nearly 200 custom-illustrated scenes, professional audio, and built-in assessment questions to help students learn over 1,800 Portuguese vocabulary words and phrases.
“Noyo’s unique vocabulary-building system was created to give novice students a jumpstart on learning a new language,” said Co-creator Mike Sullivan, who serves as Chief Learning Officer.
Noyo Portuguese, an innovative departure from typical flashcards and older vocabulary-building systems, takes the user on a virtual journey through a colorful landscape of exciting scenes. The curriculum introduces words and phrases in context to help beginning learners strengthen their Portuguese vocabulary.
“Noyo is excited to make our Noyo Portuguese vocabulary app available in the MacOS iTunes store. The approach of building language learning apps specifically for tablets and MacOS creates a differentiated experience. This is one of the best language iPad apps out there. We see it as part of the sea change making education more interactive and engaging,” said Ted Chan, Noyo’s CEO.
Noyo links Portuguese vocabulary words to entertaining images and high-quality audio to provide a strong educational foundation for language learning. A talented team of graphic design artists brings vocabulary to life with comical characters and amusing scenarios, and each word or phrase is voiced by a native Portuguese speaker. Noyo Portuguese offers ten targeted vocabulary units, each with its own set of assessment questions for maximally effective learning.
Features of the Noyo Portuguese app in iTunes and MacOS app store include:
-Over 1800 vocabulary words, each reinforced by supporting audio, visual representation, and written translation
-194 custom-illustrated scenes, packed with friendly characters and amusing scenarios
-Audio by a professional voice artist who is a native Portuguese speaker
-10 targeted units (Food, Travel, City, House & Home, Seasons, Animals, Schools, Sports)
-Built-in assessment questions at the end of each unit
-Intuitive, user-friendly navigation system
-Content designed for teacher classroom use, parents to use with young children, and self-study for teens/adults
-Available in iTunes app store for iPad, Spanish, French, ESL, Chinese, Portuguese and Hebrew, all coming to the MacOS store soon
Noyo was created through the combined vision of popular school teacher Mike Sullivan and innovative mobile software entrepreneur Ted Chan, who specializes in mobile user interface design.
Noyo is headquartered in Boston, MA. It is dedicated to providing engaging, cost-effective, high-value supplemental learning tools for tablets to language learners of all ages. More information can be found at http://www.noyo.com.