Category Archives: Young language learners

Things teachers can do to encourage reading stories in a second language

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Things teachers can do to encourage reading stories in a second language Studies have shown that repetition of familiar books help children form the connections necessary to learn. Children are natural copycats, who often delight themselves in repeating and mimicking sounds and words. They pick up language by first listening and absorbing and later copying […]

Back to school is just around the corner!

A new school year will begin soon! We are all about to say goodbye to our Summer vacations and  then prepare for a great start! So before we get there my suggestion for parents is to start their children on a routine in advance. This will ease the transition and help the whole family get […]

Thanksgiving is almost here!

Let’s start celebrating! There is a magic flare that surrounds our homes and brings joy to many in different parts of the world. Everyone seems focused on family traditions and “fiestas”. In only a week many of us will celebrate “Thanksgiving Day.” In the International Schools I used to work for, we celebrated Thanksgiving with […]

Spanish Halloween Songs

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Spanish Halloween Songs Here are some Spanish Halloween songs that will get children singing, moving and learning! Musical activities such as songs, nursery rhymes, and finger plays are ideal for introducing and practising concepts and vocabulary introduced in a lesson. Music is a great way to engage children because it is a natural and enjoyable […]

Interactive Books for kids – Languages4kidz – iTunes

La primavera collage by Languages4kidz

               Published on iTunes this week are the new interactive books for kids “Spring is here” in English and “¡La primavera esta aquí!” in Spanish.  These 2 books join our 4 other Ibooks from Languages4kidz Children’s Book Collection (“International Day”, “Día Internacional”, “You Shine!” ¡Brillarás!” ) Ibooks is the […]