Tense Builder

Product Type: 
Device modifier
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Approximate Cost: $10.00


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Product Description: 

Tense Builder is an iPad app designed to help children with language delays or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) learn how to identify and use correct tense forms.

Main Features: 

  • Students play movie-quality animated videos to demonstrate past, present, and future tense.
  • 48 video lessons are in place to help give students a deeper understanding about the purpose of tense, with special attention given to the past tense of irregular verbs.
  • Students will learn how to sequence events and how to differentiate between events that will happen, events that are happening now and events that have already happened.
  • Students will identify correct written verb forms and drag them to complete sentences.
  • Students have the opportunity to record their sentences in their own voice to improve their receptive and expressive language skills and promote carryover of these target verb forms to their conversational speech.
  • Movies employ humor to engage student.
  • Video modeling for each verb and tense form used.
  • Option to focus on a particular tense.
  • Ability to address past tense developmentally, by first teaching regular past -ed forms and then moving to irregular past.
  • Includes receptive task, where student taps the correct image to match a sentence, and an expressive task where student drags the correct verb form to complete the sentence.
  • Drag and drop to create sentences.
  • Words are spoken as they are being dragged for emerging readers.
  • Record feature allows students to record sentences in their own voice.
  • Save and email recorded sentences.

Primary Specifications: 

  • Compatible with iPad.
  • Requires iPad 5.0 software update.

More Information: 

See product in Apple’s App Store.