Play to Learn: Use Video Games to Learn a New Language (Paperback)
Play to Learn: How to Use Video Games to Learn a New Language is a comprehensive examination of how the integration of video games into language learning can greatly increase long-term new language acquisition. It explores the benefits, applications, and concerns surrounding video games and their place in our modern classrooms. In addition, Play to Learn cites research on how students can learn a new language when an educator is present or absent, supplemented with personal stories and real gameplay examples.
In this book, you'll learn about
- Language learning theories plus personal gameplay goals and experiences
- Research on language learning using video games in both individual and classroom settings
- Detailed and verified steps to guide you to learn a new language using video games as a tool
Used as a resource and guidebook, Play to Learn will guide you step-by-step on how to set language learning goals, select proper games, and offers a timeline and assessment scale to measure your progress. Through expert opinions and an investigation of how video games can positively influence traditional classroom learning, this book helps diminish much of the negativity surrounding the use of video games to learn in our modern world.