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Production stage with kids

Production stage with kids

The final goal of learning any language is fluent speaking. Young learners study lots of new vocabulary and grammar topics during the lessons. As a rule, after grammar or vocabulary presentation the students practise the material in the exercises (controlled or semi-controlled practice). However, sometimes it’s a real problem to organize appropriate freer practice with...

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Games to practise vocabulary and grammar with kids

Games to practise vocabulary and grammar with kids

We all know primary students learn through playing games. You cannot ask them to do typical boring exercises. Well, you can, but that won’t be effective. Students will be demotivated and will lose interest. In this article, I’ll share some of the ideas of the games you can use to practise grammar and vocabulary. 1....

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How to elicit vocabulary with kids

How to elicit vocabulary with kids

In order to make the learning process as effective as possible, teachers use various methods and techniques. Eliciting includes several techniques that allow teachers to create a learners-centred environment and make them provide information instead of just giving it to them. Eliciting makes vocabulary more memorable and helps to build up new knowledge on the...

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The Importance of Fine Motor Skill Development in the ESL Classroom

The Importance of Fine Motor Skill Development in the ESL Classroom

It is common knowledge that fine motor skills are an essential part of children’s development. They involve the ability to make movements using the small muscles in our hands and wrists. These movements suppose the coordinated work of the brain, hand and eyes.  Fine motor skills are closely connected with the development of gross motor...

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Do we need to teach children to type?

Do we need to teach children to type?

Nowadays children are digital natives. They have grown up in the digital age and naturally know how to use different devices. Moreover, typing is an essential skill as using computers, laptops, tablets are an evitable part of everyday life. No doubts, every parent chooses themselves when to “expose” a child to the devices, however, it’s...

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CLIL in teaching primary students

CLIL in teaching primary students

Every day young learners explore the world and discover something new. Create a friendly atmosphere for such discoveries in the classroom using CLIL methodology.  CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) is an approach in which a foreign language is used as a tool in learning of non-language subject in which both language and the subject...

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Culture of Australia (worksheet for kids)

Culture of Australia (worksheet for kids)

Australia, situated on a separate continent, is one of the English speaking countries. Getting acquainted with this country and its culture is a must for English learners. If you haven’t touched upon the topic of Australia yet, here is a worksheet suitable for your young learners aged 9-11. Вероника Аветисян

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