Yes, of course. But you must learnt the alphabet and know some basic words. You can learn from the beginner A1 level with Starter Lab section. You have Video Boosters, i.e. video lessons from A2 to C1 level
Yes, it is. First know your CEFR level by taking an assessment test. Lingua Attack has exercises for advanced learners also at B2 and C1
Yes, you do. You will get a certificate after taking the assessment test with the CEFR level
Yes. The certificate clearly mentions the grade obtained by students on the CEFR Scale which is recognized all over the world. IELTS, Cambridge English Examinations follow the same method
It refers to Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. It is an international standard for describing language ability. IELTS, Cambridge English Examinations follow the same method. For more information on CEFR you can see https://www.cambridgeenglish.org/exams-and-tests/cefr/
It makes you familiar with the native accent and makes it easier to score better in listening section. It is very helpful in improving your listening and reading skills. It improves your vocabulary and grammar
Lingua Attack provides immersive language learning experience. It helps you to score better in any competitive examinations though it does not aim at any specific examination.
Lingua Attack is a self-learning platform. Anyone can learn languages using the platform without the support of the teacher. There is a feature on Lingua Attack
More than 1500 Video Boosters are available in each language
A Video Booster or Photo Vocab take, on average, 15 to 20 minutes to complete including the practice games associated with the unit. CEFR Level Assessment Tests take a maximum of 30 minutes to complete.
1) Video Boosters with seven interactive and gamified tasks for each video. More than 1500 Video Boosters
2) Skill Boosters aim at specific skills you need at work place with accompanying tasks. 33 Skills Boosters
3) Starter Labs: For A1 Level learners. Each video is accompanied with 5 tasks. 20 Lessons in Starter Labs
4) Photo Vocabs: In each theme 16 words with accompanying picture, pronunciation. More than 400 themes
There is no time limit for learning the content on Lingua Attack. However, it depends on the subscription of the student. If the student has subscribed for one year, he can learn throughout the year without any gap.
It tests listening skills, reading skills, grammar and vocabulary. However, the video boosters and other listening skills contribute for improving pronunciation and spoken language acquisition.
No, there is no additional fee to the Assessment Test. The subscription fee you have paid includes the Assessment test fee as well.
There are five Assessment Tests available on Lingua Attack for each registered learner. It is advised to conduct one test at the beginning of the Course and one at the end of the course. Remaining three Assessment Tests can be conducted at regular intervals to monitor the progress of the students.
New learning units are published continuously; on an average three to five new video lessons and one new visual dictionary units are added to the service every week.
Lingua Attack can be used by students aged 10 to 12 with some guidance from a teacher, tutor or parent; and from age 12 autonomously. There is no upper limit for learners. Lingua Attack is used in a range of establishments from middle schools and high schools to universities, training companies, multinationals, and banks.
Yes, they can. Any teacher can use this platform for teaching students either at school / language institute or individual coaching. There are special offers for schools. For more details about the pricing and deployment of the platform for schools, you can contact us.
Lingua Attack learning content is created as a complementary resource. It can be used both inside the classroom and outside the classroom.
Teachers can use it flexibly in many ways:
1) In the classroom with an LCD projector or whiteboard as a whole class exercise
2) In the Language Lab / Computer Lab for individual learning or pair work or small groups
It can also be used outside the classroom for: 1) Autonomous learning
2) Flipped classroom tasks
3) Homework assignment
No, teachers cannot create an assessment test on their own. They can use the default tests which are prepared by experts. However, the class teacher can give assignments to the students or to an individual student to assess his performance at any time. Each assignment is for 1000 points. So it is easy to assess the learners with assignments as well.
Yes. School Administrators have a special site role allowing them to view and download, as an Excel file, the usage statistics for both students and teachers in that school, including name, class, code used, account creation date, access code usage date, number of log-ins, date of last log-in, number of learning units played, time spent on platform, and latest Assessment Test score.
Yes. A Teacher has access, for her students, to the same usage statistics available to the School Administrator. In addition, Teachers can view and download, as an Excel file, the Assignment Scores of her students for any chosen time period.
Of course, they can. But it is advised to conduct the test for the entire class in during school hours only
No; a student has to be assigned to a single teacher and a single class at any one time.
Yes. To foster learner motivation and engagement with authentic content, and encourage content discovery and autonomous learning, access to all the learning content is provided to the students. Thus, he can play any video lesson, any Photo Vocab visual dictionary, and any learning game on the service.
Yes. This simply has to be indicated at the time of ordering student licenses, or can be applied to your school’s platform profile at any time.
Any video clip or image considered violent, containing very bad language, or having content with sexual connotations is excluded from the Lingua Attack Schools Platform and thus cannot be accessed by students or teachers using the platform. Additional content filtering is applied for specific countries and regions in respect of religious, political and cultural sensitivities.
Teachers can use the Assignments feature to specify Video Boosters and Photo Vocabs they want their students to do, and can monitor student compliance with these assignments. For reasons of student motivation and to encourage autonomous learning, however, students have access to all Schools Platform learning units; teachers cannot limit the type or level of content that learners have access to.
On Lingua Attack there is no preference given to one type of English to another: all learning is contextual to authentic content. Therefore if a video clip on which a Video Booster is based is a scene from an American film or television series, words that have alternative spellings in British and American English are spelled in the American manner, and conversely with British English spelling if the video clip is from a British source. In the Photo Vocab visual dictionaries, if there are distinct American English and British English variants for a same term (e.g. “trash can” and “bin”), both are given.
Yes, there is a step-by-step Guide to using the platform’s Teacher Tools available in PDF format.
Yes, there is a step-by-step Guide to using the platform’s Teacher Tools available in PDF format, but the service is so intuitive that this is never requested by schools.
Yes. The mobile apps are being launched. It is available at Apple stores and will be made available at Google Play store shortly. Lingua Attack works online. It is created according to best-in-class Responsive Design principles for optimum user experience and usability across various operating systems and platforms. It ensures perfect synchronization across platforms. You can start learning from where you stopped. For example, you started learning on your home desktop; you can continue on your mobile /tablet and continue on any system connected to internet.