How I use BookBox!

Here are a few lines to describe how I use BookBox. A few years ago, maybe in 2013, I discovered BookBox’s website by chance while I was looking on the net for resources for my students of Esperanto. I was very happy to find there were already 9 stories translated in Esperanto. The advantages of … More How I use BookBox!

Practise your German with videos from BookBox by Angelika Davey

I came across BookBox this weekend. Although they seem to have been around for a while, it was the first time that I saw one of their videos. Based in India, they  make short videos of children’s stories in various languages, including German. Each story has subtitles, so you can read along with it, or … More Practise your German with videos from BookBox by Angelika Davey

TutorMandarin’s chef recommendation

Hyper: Acquiring a second language needs large numbers of reading, but reading along isn’t effective enough! The auxiliary audio material builds you a connection between pronunciation and characters to strengthen your understanding for the language. Knowing this and dedicated to maximizing reading ding’s utility, BookBox, founded according to the goal “ overcoming the distribution challenges … More TutorMandarin’s chef recommendation

Part 2: Four Tips For Teaching Languages Through AniBooks

Last week we discussed two major ways to use BookBox at home through Part 1: Tips For Teaching Languages Through AniBooks. As promised, here are the next two tips from Sara T! Tip 3: Reading Activities Reader’s Theatre – Reader’s Theatre is an activity where each person is assigned a role in the story. They … More Part 2: Four Tips For Teaching Languages Through AniBooks

Part 1: Four Tips for Teaching Languages Through AniBooks

Did you know, there are more ways to use books than just simply reading them? When I came across the BookBox website, I immediately knew that I wanted to fit it into my online classes. I teach ESL and Spanish online, and e-books are always popular with children’s classes — and even adult beginner classes! Books are … More Part 1: Four Tips for Teaching Languages Through AniBooks

Teaching Through Adventures with Peter – an iPad App

You bought your child an iPad, or you’ve just received iPads for your classroom, and you and your child/students are ecstatic! What else is new? BookBox’s iPad app, Peter and The Greatest Treasure, with story-based spelling, matching, and vocabulary games!   You may have seen The Greatest Treasure in English (US) on YouTube. Probably because it’s … More Teaching Through Adventures with Peter – an iPad App

BookBox’s Story Related Activities and Games

At BookBox, we felt that learning to read and pronounce words were not enough. We started looking at taking the project ahead by offering many more features such as “read yourself,” “slow play” version of the story that allows you to read the story at a slower pace, and an extensive vocabulary—a meaning for every … More BookBox’s Story Related Activities and Games