Earlier this year in February I launched my On Line Spanish classes for children aged 7-11 years. These six-week courses have been running successfully at maximum capacity (with a waiting list) for two terms now. For those (parents aswell as children) who have never tried On Line learning the whole prospect can be somewhat daunting, seem un-natural and well down-right scary. I’ve written this blog post to answer some of the most common questions I get asked by parents & students as well as to try to address some of the issues surrounding On Line Language Learning for children and how to make the most out of Online language lessons. Continue reading “Everything you need to know about OnLine Language Learning for kids”
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”
Using the vocabulary learnt in the last unit I prepared a shopping list in Spanish with 10 items that the children had to find in our local supermarket. It was a race and the first one back to me with all the correct items in their basket was the winner. Continue reading “Speekee® Accelerate Review: Supermarket Scavenger Hunt”
Units for weeks 21 & 22 are all about animals!
For week 21 we spent time talking about our different animals and which are our favourite, forming questions like “¿Cúal es tu animal favorito?” (What is your favorite animal?). We also played a game of animal charades which was fun! Continue reading “Speekee® Accelerate Review: Weeks 21 & 22”