Aisha Nori Idres, Saria Eltalhi, Reem Imsallim, Huda Kutrani
Abstract: The use of mobile device and applications has become a common and effective mean for learning languages; in this context, mobile technologies including, smartphones and tablets, have greatly integrated as an innovative tool in education. In this research, we have developed a playful interactive learning English application called BenKids. The mobile devices application was designed to motivate preschool students to learn English. The BenKids application was evaluated by 20 preschool students aged from three to five years to investigate its effectiveness as an enjoyable learning tool. This article describes the design of the BenKids application as well as the results obtained.
Keywords: Mobile Learning, Motivating preschool students, Learning English language, Mobile educational applications