Noyo’s unique vocabulary-building system was created to give novice students a jumpstart on learning a new language
Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 18, 2012
Noyo, a startup education software company based in Boston, MA, is excited to announce the availability of its iPad Spanish learning app, designed to systematically boost the vocabulary of beginning Spanish students.
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 Spanish 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. “Students quickly gain confidence working with the new language. We are very excited to launch Noyo Spanish and help people take the first steps on the path to functional fluency.”
Noyo Spanish, 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 Spanish vocabulary.
“We are excited to make our Noyo Spanish app available in the iTunes store. Our approach of building language learning apps specifically for tablets creates a differentiated experience. This is one of the best Spanish 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 Spanish 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 Spanish speaker. Noyo Spanish offers eight targeted vocabulary units, each with its own set of assessment questions for maximally effective learning.
-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 Spanish speaker
-8 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 Spanish, with other languages including English-as-a-Second Language, French, Spanish and Portuguese coming soon
Noyo was created through the combined vision of beloved Spanish schoolteacher Mike Sullivan and innovative mobile software entrepreneur Ted Chan, who specializes in mobile user interface design.
Noyo Spanish is now available on iTunes at an introductory price of $7.99 __title__ Noyo Spanish Learning on the iPad, and will also be released on Android in the next month.
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.