Dutch language game
Embargo is all about the Dutch language. Are you interested in the Dutch language, please read the information on Embargo below. If you are not interested, keep in mind that the game can be altered to fit your personal needs (for example Spanish, Portuguese, Italian etc.). To find out more about this option, please contact us with your questions.
Online learning by gaming
The educational game ‘Embargo’ teaches students the basics of the Dutch language. The game has been created for Dutch students, applying the system of competences used as a standard in Dutch education.
Gaming in the classroom
Students playing Embargo will experience the thrill of being an investigating reporter, challenged by multiple mysterious crimes. While talking to different characters in the game world they learn to communicate using proper Dutch grammar, spelling and typical Dutch sayings.
The game can be implemented in the program of a school, thus integrating game sessions into classes. The teacher monitors these sessions. He (or she) has the ability to form teams up to four players and carefully follow their progress in the game.
Teachers can also actively take part in a mission, taking on the role of one of the many characters in the game world and communicating with students themselves.
Embargo contains three major missions. Each mission takes about an hour to successfully complete.
The Challenge of Egypt offers…
- Teaching of the Dutch language, level according to European standards is A2, B1 and B2
- In game chat function stimulating communicating and teamwork between the gaming students
- Three major missions each with a new and exciting story
- Multiple options provided for teachers to control and monitor the progress of students
- Online browser-based game which can also be played by students at home (as homework or as a fun activity)
- Special instructions and examples of teaching programs are included for the teacher
The Challenge of Egypt is still in development. Release date is set for the first quarter of 2011. Please contact us with your questions regarding availability and use of the educational game within your organization.