The Chii? Shona Learning App is a beautifully illustrated word learning and reading app designed for children
anywhere in the world. It caters for children from their foundational stages onwards. Also adult beginners wishing to
learn the Shona language can benefit from using the App.
The Chii?App will enhance naming, identifying everyday action words, mastering general speech and learning to create and speak short phrases and sentences. It is presented using simple English and corresponding Shona words with the use of intriguing illustrative images. In no time children will be able to communicate and formulate sentences. It is very exciting and great fun for children!
In the Chii?App children will start learning by listening, identifying through images and saying out names of people, family and relations, animals, nature and things they use every day. They will also be challenged to learn and identify things they do or see being done through the image feature. As they progress through further stages they will be challenged to learn general speech and to learn to construct short words and phrases using material learnt in the app.
The Chii?App is highly interactive. Children can learn by simply tapping on the images which will clearly and concisely pronounce the word for them to repeat. Also parents and children can interact and engage as they learn the language. The Chii?App also features a gaming feature that will entertain whilst educating the user.
Shona is one of the major languages spoken in Zimbabwe, a country in the Sub-Saharan Africa. It encompasses a number of dialects including Kalanga, Manyika and Zezuru to name a few. The language is rich and plays a very important role in the culture amongst the shona people in Zimbabwe. It is also a very social language which inspires healthy relationships.
For more information about the Chii? App, please visit our website www.chii-app.com