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Thesis: WordDive improves speaking skills

June 22, 2015

“The WordDive method of listening and writing helps the students learn phoneme-letter equivalence”, writes linguist Maiju Mäkelä in her thesis for the Department of Languages in the University of Jyväskylä. Up to 75 percent of the study participants say their oral language – i.e. speaking – skills have improved thanks to WordDive. Maiju Mäkelä’s research focuses on students’ experiences and perceptions about learning Finnish and using WordDive. According to the study, it is actually possible to use the vocabulary learned…

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