La Lotería Goes Digital for English Language Learners

La Lotería Goes Digital for English Language Learners


Berkeley, CA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–November 26, 2007–Xicalango Press announces the publication of the ¡BINGLéS! Workbook-on-CD, to accompany its game for Spanish speakers, ¡BINGLéS! La Lotería para Aprender Inglés. The game is already in wide use throughout the United States and Mexico.

With the addition of the Workbook-on-CD, ¡BINGLéS! is now one of the most enjoyable and cost-effective English courses for beginners available anywhere. Adapted from La Lotería, Mexico’s most popular card game, ¡BINGLéS! and the Workbook-on-CD feature the same ‘forties-style artwork that millions of Spanish speakers have known and loved all their lives.

Aside from ¡BINGLéS’s fourteen activities that teach beginning English skills, the Workbook provides forty pages of activities that teachers and program directors can print and photocopy to provide learning reinforcement for their students and clients.

The cost of the Workbook-on-CD is only $14.00 (plus tax, shipping and handling). The game is available in four different presentations, according to the number of language learners in the target group. The portable set for up to ten players costs only $19, while the 10-player box set costs $23. The set for up to 20 players is $27, and the 30-player set costs $33. Please add the cost of tax, shipping and handling to those prices.

At present ¡BINGLéS! has been enjoying great success in settings as diverse as adult schools and kindergartens, migrant ed. training centers and after-school programs, day laborer’s centers and senior centers. The games are in use throughout Mexico, in Cuba, El Salvador, Argentina and coast-to-coast in the United States. It was featured on Al Rojo Vivo with Maria Celeste, and drew crowds at FIL (Festival Internacional del Libro) in Guadalajara.

The innovative ¡BINGLéS Workbook-on-CD is widely available through Xicalango Press’s website,, and through nationally recognized distributors of ESL materials such as ALTA ESL and Delta Educational.

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La Lotería Goes Digital for English Language Learners