Please click on any of the topics on the left.
You’ll find songs, games, stories for each of these topics.
Additionally you’ll find hundreds of clip art pictures you can use when introducing words, structures and stories.
Apart from the body-language, pictures are very important to make yourself understood. We want the children to “think” English, to associate a word with an action, a picture, a sound etc. but not with the
translated equivalent in their mother tongue.
When you find this symbol " "on a pull-down menu, you'll find a lot of information for a project on that topic. The material is designed for students with a higher English competence.
Tell the stories using the pictures.
After telling the story ask the
children to help you. Hand out the pictures and ask them to show the appropriate pictures when you tell the story again. That way they can show understanding. This step is very
important when acquiring a foreign language – as it is described in the NATURAL APPROACH.
Ask them to re-arrange the pictures while you tell the story again.
Five to seven year old children have got a need for stories. They want to hear them again and again. This way the get familiarized with the English language.
Music and rhythm
They are an essential part of language learning for young learners. Children really enjoy learning and singing songs. Music and rhythm make it much
easier to imitate and remember language than words which are “just spoken” – if you teach children a song or a chant, it somehow “sticks”.