Novembre Numérique : Workshops on French education apps at Alliance Francaise Hong Kong [fr] [中文]

Initiated by the Culture, Education & Science Department of the Consulate, in partnership with Institut Francais, a workshop on French education apps: Wakatoon, LingoZing and Ho was held on November 15 at Alliance Francaise Hong Kong. It took place within the framework of Novembre Numérique /Digital November Hong Kong which aims at promoting digital innovations from France for scientific, cultural and educational development.

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During this workshop, three applications, namely "Wakatoon", "LingoZing", and "Ho", were introduced to around fifteen French teachers from around town.

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• LingoZING
LingoZING is an interactive language-learning application that uses popular comics to make learning engaging and fun for language learners.
LingoZING is an application presented by Institut Francais in Paris.

(Video in French only)

• Wakatoon
Launched in early 2015 by French-Beninese Pierrick Chabi, an information and communication technology engineer, the application Wakatoon (contraction of the phrase « wake a cartoon ») allows users to create colored pages which are then transformed into animations. In France, this application has become a success and ranked among top 100 applications on both Appstore and Google Play platforms. Wakatoon application was created by one of the start-ups that were introduced at French American Digital Lab in New York in 2016.

More information on these applications :
LingoZING : https://www.lingozing.com
Wakatoon: http://fr.wakatoon.com (French only)

More information on Novembre Numérique /Digital November Hong Kong :
https://hongkong.consulfrance.org/Grand-Launch-of-Novembre-Numerique-Digital-November

publié le 20/11/2017

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