Learn KLetters

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Introduction

KLettres aims to help to learn the alphabet and then to read some syllables in different languages. It is meant to help learning the very first sounds of a new language, for children or for adults.

Educational application and relevance

Kletters helps a very young child or an adult learning a new language by associating sounds and letters in this language

Version

Version 2.3 - Using KDE Development Platform 4.13.3

Configuration

To work on this application, we can configure local language quizs and questions.

Overview of Features

Features KLettres has four levels which can be changed via a Levels drop down box or the Level menu: Level 1: the letter is displayed and the user hears it. Level 2: the letter is not displayed, the user only hears it. Level 3: the syllable is displayed and the user hears it. Level 4: the syllable is not displayed, the user only hears it. You can also choose the mode (kid or grown-up) via the colored buttons on the toolbar and KLettres will keep your settings and restore them the next time you play.

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Development and community help

Lettres helps a very young child or an adult learning a new language by associating sounds and letters in this language. 25 languages are available. (C) 2001-2011 Anne-Marie Mahfouf http://edu.kde.org/klettres

Working with the application

Functionalities

Practising KLetters

  1. KLetters will appear under Applications > Education > KLetters.
  2. Add New language, File > get new alphabets in new language. here one dialog box will appear Than go to search box and type your specific language.

Currently the local language functionality is working only with Level 1 its not working with Level 2,3& 4 for complex words (like joint words or ottakshara).This issue may get solved in future upgrades of KLetters.

Different Theme in KLetters

  1. Change Theme,look> Themes > select the theme like Kid, desert, savannah, Acqua.

Different Levels in KLetters

Level and KLettres has four levels which can be changed via a Levels drop down box or the Level menu:

  1. Level 1: the letter is displayed and the user hears it.
  2. Level 2: the letter is not displayed, the user only hears it.
  3. Level 3: the syllable is displayed and the user hears it.
  4. Level 4: the syllable is not displayed, the user only hears it.

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File formats for creation

Not applicable

Saving the file

Not applicable

Export and publishing files

Not applicable

Advanced features

Currently 25 languages are available: Arabic, Czech, Brazilian Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, British English, English, English Phonix, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Kannada, Hebrew, Hindi Romanized, Low Saxon, Luganda, Malayalam, Norwegian Bokmål, Punjabi, Spanish, Slovak, Ukrainian and Telugu, you can choose them using the Languages menu. A toolbar with the special characters per language is provided if you don't have the correct country keyboard or the keyboard layout to be able to display correctly the accented letters.

Installation

Method of installation Steps
From Ubuntu software Centre Search "KLetters" in searchbar and then click Install
From Terminal sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install klettres

From the web Steps
Web based registration Not Applicable

The application on mobiles and tablets

In android mobiles go to google play store and there we can get huge number of letter games similar to this app.

Ideas for resource creation

We can use this app for slow learners and beginners of language learning

References

K Letters Kletters Manual