e-Learning and Education

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Producer URL : http://www.britishcouncil.org/srilanka-projects-learn-english-at-the-touch-of-a-button.htm

Media Format : Mobile Content

Producer’s Description

Learn English with the British Council is an SMS-based  service that helps to improve English Language skills of the user. This service is now available to both Dialog and Etisalat mobile subscribers. The application runs at three levels - Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced. Each level consists of grammar questions, idioms, collocations and phrase translations. ‘Push’ type messages are used to send idioms and collocations while ‘Pull’ type messages are used to for periodic user evaluation by British Council Language Experts. Based on the evaluations the user will be sent a report and either upgraded to an advanced level or degraded to a lower level. Users can also have the option of selecting either Sinhala or Tamil Language to receive translations of popular English phrases.