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This highly effective award-winning accelerated-learning technique uses music as the medium to transport words and phrases of a foreign language into your long-term memory.

Your 'KICK START' into learning a new language! You know the 'earworm effect’, catchy music and lyrics that you just can't get out of your head? Well, using the phenomenal power of music, Earworms plants the words of a foreign language into your head!

It really works! Download the app to test it, GRATIS!

THE EARWOMS METHOD
1. Brain-based:
The Earworms method not only provides the words, phrases and grammar that you need to acquire a foreign language, it also actively anchors them into the auditory cortex of your brain - ready for instant recall! It's much more than a language course, it's a language learning strategy!
2. Music is the key:
Using music as the medium is not only fun and entertaining, it is also highly effective. Firstly, music primes the neural networks and puts the learner into the optimum state of consciousness for learning, the so-called Alpha state; relaxed but at the same time receptive. Secondly, music allows for repetition (a prerequisite when learning a language) without monotony. On top of that, music engages and stimulates both right and left hemispheres of the brain, unleashing more learning potential.
These features together lead to a much higher rate of retention than with traditional learning methods.
3. Chunking:
Instead of seeing a language in terms of individual words and grammar, the Earworms approach immerses the learner in real-life dialogues and expressions. These are then broken down into smaller bite-size chunks, practiced rhythmically with music and then reconstructed into full sentences. This gives the learner a strong sense of how real language is constructed and used.

FEATURES
* Developed by language teaching experts.
* Convenient. 6-9 minute tracks. Listen and learn track by track, any time, anywhere.
* Audio-visual experience with 'karaoke-like' live text feature.
* Specific unambiguous goals. 200+ optimally selected sets of words, phrases and structures per level.
* Measurable. Easy tracking of progress.
* Achievable. Using music as a memory catalyst and fun factor means an extremely high retention rate - usually more than 90% in tests.
* Target language spoken by native speakers - so correct pronunciation is acquired automatically.
* Relevant. Carefully chosen content-rich language. Based on the CEF (Common European Framework) and immediately useful to the learner.
* Time bound. The musical memory method enables real rapid progress. E.g. you can learn to count up to 999 in Mandarin in an hour (!) or retain and recall all 200+ words, phrases and structures in one level within a couple of weeks.
* Educational discounts available. Visit www.earwormslearning.com/support/teachers

LANGUAGES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
French + German + Italian + Spanish (European) + Spanish (Lat. American) + Mandarin + Cantonese + Japanese + Arabic + Portuguese (European) + Portuguese (Brazilian) + Russian + Greek + Turkish + Polish + English + Dutch

LEVELS
Currently there are 3 levels (Volumes) available, which will take you up to intermediate level (CEF level A2).
* Volume 1. Within a few hours of listening to this volume you'll be able to deal with real-life situations like: taking a taxi, at the hotel, at the restaurant, requesting, polite phrases, finding your way, numbers, dealing with problems and so on.
* Volume 2. This course will soon have you talking about yourself (past, present and future), chatting and even flirting!
* Volume 3. Here you learn more useful everyday situations while going more into the structure, the grammatical rules of the language.

NOTE: the app includes a demo of full tracks of all languages available – and is free to download. You can then purchase the full courses from within the app.

What’s New

Version 1.0.68

App now sends detailed debugging information in case of a crash.

Ratings and Reviews

3.6 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

laurahjay ,

Easy and Effective

The app itself is really easy to navigate, and I find that having the lessons set to music really helps the vocabulary stick in my brain. So far I’ve tried French and Spanish, and I’ll definitely be using the German one too before we go to Germany on holiday next year.

Greek Speaker! ,

Earworms Greek

The app is easy to use and I’ve actually learnt Greek! If you’re anything like me and struggle learning a language I really recommend earworms! I don’t usually leave reviews on apps but I had to let people know how easy it has been to learn a language using earworms!

Developer Response ,

Yeia Sas :-) and thank you for your review, we're delighted you've found success with our method. Music is the key! Keep up your language learning & efharisto poli from all the team at earworms.

David McGuckin ,

EarWorms Italian

I have just completed Vol 1 and I am not saying I can remember everything but I can remember a lot and find the app very enjoyable to use and better than any other app I have used. The music makes such a big difference.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for your review David, we're delighted to hear you're making excellent progress. We've added many more languages in our latest update plus some new functionality, make sure you update to this version. You're quite correct, music is the key!
Thanks again & best regards, your earworms team.

Information

Provider
Earworms Ltd
Size
36 MB
Category
Education
Compatibility

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Languages

English, French, German, Spanish

Age Rating
4+
Copyright
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. Try before you buy
  2. French Vol. 1 £9.99
  3. French Vol. 2 £9.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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