Animated e-books can help lift language skills: Study

A recent study of 102 pre-schoolers in Singapore found that animated e-stories, those with motion and sound, can help improve their language proficiency.
A recent study of 102 pre-schoolers in Singapore found that animated e-stories, those with motion and sound, can help improve their language proficiency.PHOTO: ST FILE

Parents may fret over their children having too much screen time but reading electronic books, also known as e-books, has its benefits.

A recent study of 102 pre-schoolers in Singapore found that animated e-stories, those with motion and sound, can help improve their language proficiency.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 04, 2019, with the headline 'Animated e-books can help lift language skills: Study'. Print Edition | Subscribe