Category Archives: ESL

English as a second language (ESL) is the use or study of English by speakers with different native languages ( Wikipedia )

Speech to Text ESL Tutorial

When you involve audio input into a web application it is likely that that web application can become useful with learning a language, such as with ESL (English as a second or foreign language) usage, especially as such learning has … Continue reading

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A to Z Puzzle Game Primer Tutorial

Today’s HTML and Javascript web application was inspired by Helene Hovanec’s excellent Science Puzzles for Young Einsteins (ISBN: 0-8069-3542-1). If you are a regular reader of this blog, you may be familiar with the “drill” here. We really like the … Continue reading

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Following Orders Game PHP Tutorial

Today we have another new ESL game feeding off the prototyping ideas we presented, last with Vertical Riddle Game PHP Tutorial that we want to call ‘Following Orders’. In this game you get from one English word or ‘condensed’ phrase … Continue reading

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Vertical Riddle Game PHP Tutorial

Three tutorials to fully flesh out a web application … Close Relatives Game … walk Two tutorials to fully flesh out a web application … Scientific Research Game … chew gum One tutorial to fold prototype up and down into … Continue reading

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Scientific Research Game PHP Tutorial

With yesterday’s start to our ESL game, written in HTML and Javascript, called “Scientific Research Game” we made great forward progress off a prototype scenario based on the Close Relatives Game Primer Tutorial project that preceded it … notice “Primer” … Continue reading

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Scientific Research Game Primer Tutorial

We’ve got another ESL game, written in HTML and Javascript today, that we’ve called “Scientific Research Game” and its main feature is an HTML table element, whose contents is filled out via the data of … an array of Javascript … Continue reading

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Close Relatives Game PHP Tutorial

We’re continuing on with the recent ESL “Close Relatives Game” because we want to … make the sharing functionality more enticing allow for (the possibility of) hugely more user-generated questions … the former of which is a Javascript client job … Continue reading

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Close Relatives Game Sharing and Accountability Tutorial

Yesterday’s ESL “Close Relatives Game” lacked at least three qualities we try to improve on today, those being … ability to share personalization accountability … in that, with yesterday’s incarnation, respectively … there was no mechanism to share that game’s … Continue reading

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