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Scrabble Board Game.
Scrabble Board Game.  
Dear Johnathan

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scrabble‎
http://www.scrabble.com/‎
http://www.hasbro.com/scrabble/en_US/
http://www.merriam-webster.com/game/scrabble.htm
https://www.facebook.com/Scrabble
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Period_(school

In schools the periods duration is of 40 minutes. Total number of periods are 45 in a week. Two periods are dedicated for recreation games. In this two periods, the children play outdoor games viz football, cricket, handball etc

If the schools purchase those scrabble boards, the children can also play the scrabble game in this period/s.

Do you feel Scrabble Board Game if introduced in schools can enhance English vocabulary in children ?.

what would be the appropriate ages for school children to the scrabble board introduction ?.

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

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Hi Prashant,

I am quite familiar with the game of Scrabble. I do think, in certain circumstances that it could be quite beneficial in schools, particularly for young children who are trying to learn English. There are a lot of ways to teach people another language; immersion is arguably the best way. But, if immersion techniques are not available, then games like scrabble can provide an entertaining means of discovering new words in the other language. It would definitely help strengthen children's vocabulary as it will teach them spelling, and also synonyms for other words. I think that probably children ages 8 or older would benefit from this game the most.

Warmest Regards,
-Johnathan  

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