The Hungarian-Swiss startup, Skeebdo, is aiming to revolutionize English studying by enabling individuals to study from digital content material that they eat of their free time anyway.
The absolutely distant 8-person workforce is unfold throughout 4 international locations and not too long ago gained the “Most Developed Startup” award in one of the vital distinguished Hungarian startup accelerator packages.
The most vital and infrequently most troublesome a part of language studying is studying the big number of phrases of a given language. The Skeebdo co-founder workforce know this very nicely as they’re all multilingual. Something they do observe is that regardless of how expert you develop into, studying doesn’t cease, even should you communicate English like a local speaker, your vocabulary can at all times be enriched.
To break the tediousness of studying from textbook-like content material, the workforce got here up with an progressive, extra fashionable ‘edutainment’ method. Allowing learners to study from films and TV reveals they watch and love. In different phrases, reworking that point spent on leisure to time spent additionally studying, through little or no effort.. simply utilizing Skeebdo for five minutes per day.
Skeebdo at the moment works with over 200,000 films and TV reveals and supplies customers with over 40,000 distinctive phrases, idioms and expressions to study.
It is just not a mere coincidence that Skeebdo has been constructed round watching films. Thanks to Netflix and comparable streaming providers, most individuals spend a mean of 1-2 hours every day watching films and TV reveals. “Let’s turn this fun time into useful time too.” – says Akos Farago, the co-founder who got here up with the unique concept behind Skeebdo.
With Skeebdo, studying the entire related unknown English phrases in a film takes just some minutes per day. Using the context of the phrase, because it was used within the film, allows studying to come back naturally and simulates actual life. Flashcards, adaptively troublesome challenges, and spaced repetition are all constructed into Skeebdo to make it possible for customers study these phrases correctly and bear in mind them for the long run. In addition, Skeebdo tailors the English content material you study to your stage of English, making it much more personalised.
As nicely as films and TV reveals, the workforce plans to increase their content material providing by together with YouTube movies, and doubtlessly articles and books too.
The Skeebdo app is obtainable on the Apple App Store and on the Google Play Store.
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