“Because you have to run past people or squirt them with water balloons when you get something right or they squirt you back when you get something wrong.” - year 7 student
“At the end you get to play games and to recap all the activities you have just done.” - year 7 student
“Because you get to dress up your avatar. You want to get points so you want to do more French to get points.” - ‘doug’
“It’s better than other online sites as it looks more grown up.” - ‘fish224’
“Good drop down menus on activities to choose what you do.” - 'emmie27'
“It is a fun interactive way of learning.” - 'freckles'
“There are dictionaries to help you.” - 'redsmurf'
“If you don’t get the answer right you can try again.” - 'lizzy_x'
“It’s easy to learn through playing games.” - 'shann_x'
“You are learning by playing games so you do not actually realise that you are learning.” - 'babs'
“It makes learning languages fun and easy.” - 'annaRJ'
“It’s good to earn points and work up the league table.” - 'smiley8'
“It is fun going against friends and playing at the same time.” - 'liliP'
“You use listening, reading and writing skills.” - 'emilyK_X'
“It has your full attention.” - ‘fluff’
“There is a helpful bar with phrases at the bottom.” - 'zacquisha'
“Having your own avatar and your own points display drives you to get more.” - 'emmz'
Next, we asked some of the students what they would say to people who think language learning is boring...
“Languages are fun if you do it on the computer so it encourages you to learn.” - year 7 pupil
“To go on MYLO and do the games.” - year 7 pupil
“Use MYLO – because it makes learning fun.” - bigtitch123
“Mylo would change your mind as it tests your skills through fun activities.” - 'bubblemaster13'
“Use MYLO because you can play with friends." - 'french-fries'
"Learning languages is useful everywhere and MYLO helps with that.” - 'gleegirl'
"Most people think that learning languages is boring. MYLO makes it really fun." - 'smiley8'