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Brooklyn Elementary School Using WordEngine!

Young students in Brooklyn New York are using WordEngine to increase their vocabulary! ニューヨーク、ブルックリンでは子供たちがワードエンジンを使って英単語の学習をしています!

Hello, I am Guy Cihi of Lexxica (top left of photo). I recently visited an elementary school in Brooklyn New York where students ranging from age 8 to 13 are using WordEngine to increase their vocabulary.  
Their VCheck scores average about 1800 words, which is not so different from first year Japanese college students. Unlike Japanese students, these young Brooklyn students prefer using the Word Panic games and they were surprised to learn that Japanese students prefer Flash Words. I explained the weekly goal requirements and the relative speed advantage of Flash Words, and they nodded their heads wisely to show understanding.
These students are recent immigrants to America from Europe and South America.  They all have a favorable impression of Japan and they seemed a little disappointed that I was not actually a Japanese person. One boy asked me if I could…