October 11, 2012
New Read and Listen iBooks on iTunes
AmEnglish.com® and LittleELL.com announce the release of
four new Read and Listen books from their Animal Tales series. These new iBooks,
The King Penguin
The Brown Pelican
The Barn Owl and
The Red Fox
join the previously released iBook
The Great Blue Heron in the iTunes store.
Each of these iBooks features a poem* paired with beautiful photographs of the featured animal followed by 24 fun facts about the animal and its environment. These iBooks are optimized for display on the iPad®.
"We are excited to have these books available on this platform, which displays graphics so beautifully. The technology that enables word highlighting in synch with the voice narration is an added plus for young readers," said Kathy Hans, author.
"Our collaboration with LittleELL.com has also allowed us to also bring new and exciting products to our global audience of English language learners. Reading and listening to these iBooks is a great way for English language learners to improve their vocabulary, listening comprehension, and spoken English."
*These poems are written in anapestic tetrameter. Other well-known examples using this poetic meter are 'Twas the Night Before Christmas and many poems by Dr. Seuss
LittleELL.com creates audio books, read and listen books, online programs, and apps for young English language learners. Their mission is to inspire a lifelong love of language and learning.
AmEnglish.com® provides products and services to improve communication skills for nonnative speakers of English at the high beginning through advanced levels. Hundreds of universities and colleges, many multinational corporations and thousands of individuals worldwide have successfully used the AmEnglish.com suite of English-language products.