Listening Game

Listening for Language is a free web based game that has been developed with support from the Oxford Deaf Children’s Society and is available by clicking the link below.
The game is suitable for children aged 18 months to 8 years to help them develop the underlying listening skills necessary for language development.There are 4 modules in naturally spoken English:

Animal Pictures is suitable for children aged 18-36 months, the children listen to the sound or name of each animal in an increasing set size of 1-4 animals. The child selects the animal that corresponds to the sound or name.

Everyday phrases of childhood is suitable for children aged 2-4 years and is made of the common phrases that we say repeatedly to our children throughout childhood. The set size varies from 1-4 phrases where the child selects the picture that corresponds to the phrase.

Listening grids are made of picture grids suitable for children aged 4-6 years and help the children to develop processing 3-4 element listening by selecting the appropriate pictures.

Picture builders are suitable for children aged  4-8 years, the children build a picture by following spoken instructions and dragging the items into the correct positions.

If there is sufficient interest in the game, we will increase the number of sections and the content in each section and add challenging background noise.

Please try it with your children and let us know what you think of it by leaving your comments below.

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