Skippy is an application categorized under “Education” in Google play store. This app developed by Plain Bagel has content applicable for individuals aged 3+. The app is compatible with smartphones with android version 5.0 and up and was last updated on August 16, 2019. The latest build of the app is 1.16.0 with a size of 29 Mb. The app has in-app purchases that further enhance the user experience. This application has more than 1,000,000+ installs and has been reviewed by more than 23,300 users giving it a 4.5 rating in the Google play store.
They say the best way of learning English is by actively participating and listening to native speakers. This is often a difficult task as the native speakers that we look for are rare and hard to find in many countries. Often people are subjected to undergo mediocre English classes in order to learn the language. The Internet is much less harsh but it is difficult to filter out the good and bad content and often times our best interest in not kept in mind when content creators make videos, what sells will always be on the top. Skippy is perfect at filling this gap. Skippy is a video steaming app that primarily promotes educational and informative videos. The abundance of channels present in Skippy gives the users plenty of categories and content to choose from so app users are never bored and constantly learning. Skippy is great for competitive English examinations like IELTS. Skippy can enhance users English speaking, listening and reading skills substantially. With all the videos having subtitles users can pause videos and use Skippy’s personal dictionary to better understand the meaning of the word and sentence. This is extremely beneficial for exam takers as these exams usually assess the reading, writing, listening and speaking of the candidates.
Skippy has many features like
All the available videos are subtitled.
Skippy provides a real time easy to use Dictionary.
Vocabulary lock screen.
Speed control on videos in case you were having a difficult time keeping up.
Skippy covers many topics such as —
Inspiration – An abundance of self help, motivational and inspirational videos to help you be in the best frame of mind. Listen from hundreds of motivational speakers that will fill you with motivation and a new found purpose. Technology and science- Learn about the latest discoveries in science and technology.
Social studies- Learn about the evolution, destruction and creation of human society.
Art and culture – Discover and understand the different ways of life and art reflected through many vivid eyes.
Skippy curate videos from TED, TED-ed, Bloomberg, BBC, Quartz, Crash Course, Vox, Kurzgesakt, Khan academy and many more.
The wide selection of educational content and self help videos makes Skippy a must have for anyone seeking knowledge. The app is the perfect learning partner for anyone wanting to write competitive exams, users of the app will have global exposure and will understand the culture and ways of other nations.