FAQ

What is Ruby Rei?

Ruby Rei is a video game to learn languages. Our School Edition also comes with teaching materials for the classroom.

Can I use one licence for several students?

One licence allows for one device upload.

What methods of language acquisition are used in the game?

Ruby Rei is designed around the principles of incidental learning. By putting
players in engaging, exciting situations, the game pulls down the affective filter
and gets students learning.

What is the minimum operating system I need?

iOS 10.0 or above.

What language level is the game aimed at?

Beginner to intermediate. Within the CEFR Ruby Rei is written at the A1 level.

What level of fluency can be achieved when I have completed the game?

A player’s results depend on their experience and engagement when playing the game. Ruby Rei is designed to build confidence in language students and make learning exciting.

What languages can I learn?

Ruby Rei currently supports the learning of English and Spanish. In 2018 we
will be adding French, Japanese, and Mandarin to the list of available languages.

What age range is the game for?

Ruby Rei is an adventure game full of fun characters and scenarios. It avoids
intense scenarios but won’t bore older players.

What devices are compatible with the game?

Ruby Rei for schools is currently compatible with the following:

iPad4 and above, and iPadMini2 and above.

Android and Chromebook versions coming soon.

How do I purchase the game?

Visit our How to Buy page here.

What language skills does the game develop?

Increased vocabulary. Confidence when speaking. Proper pronunciation.
Sentence construction. Training the player to learn incidentally.

Is there any research about the benefits of the game?

Yes. Read the findings of independent research into Ruby Rei’s affect on learning
and motivation. Download from our districts page.