Reviews

Speekee® Accelerate Review: Weeks 23 & 24

Weeks 23 & 24 were fun to do…all about musical instruments!  We started off looking at the different musical instruments on the worksheets and talked about what they are and asked ¿Qué instrumento es? (What instrument is it?).  The lesson evolved and before we knew it the children we playing and tuning the ukulele!

This is one of the things I love about Home Education – seeing the children’s Spanish learning-journey evolving with them – there are no limits to where they can take it.  Continue reading “Speekee® Accelerate Review: Weeks 23 & 24”

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How can I encourage my child to start writing in Spanish?

My eldest daughter is six and is bilingual. She has no problem speaking in Spanish (spending the first three years of her life in Argentina laid a solid foundation).  She can also read in Spanish, but when it comes to writing she usually just shuts down.  I’m not too bothered as I’m not one of those pushy, competitive parents who compares my children to their peers (not all the time anyway!!) and understand that each child is unique and develops in different ways at different times. She hasn’t shown much interest in writing in English yet so I’m not surprised that there hasn’t been any demand to do it in Spanish, until now… Continue reading “How can I encourage my child to start writing in Spanish?”