Tips for teaching_english[1]

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Tips for teaching_english[1]

  1. 1. How to Best Teach Preschool and Elementary English Language Learners<br />Things that children love to do<br />http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/transform/teachers/specialist-areas/teaching-young-learners <br />
  2. 2. Children have a very <br />short attention span<br />
  3. 3. Vary the pace duringthelessonmixing up exciting and relaxinggames<br />
  4. 4. Repeat, review, revise<br />
  5. 5. Make your lessons<br />playful and full of <br />physical movement<br />
  6. 6. Teach in a relaxed and <br />friendly atmosphere <br />with plenty of encouragement<br />
  7. 7. Bring in puppets or teddy bears and have the puppet introduce the new vocabulary for the lesson  <br />
  8. 8. Use chants, rhymes and songs.  These are great for movement and frequent repetition of vocabulary and phrases<br />
  9. 9. Do not burden your preschool children with reading and writing – leave those for when the children are older<br />
  10. 10. Concentrate on listening and understanding, building vocabulary and the acquisition of short phrases<br />
  11. 11. Start with familiar topics such as colors, numbers, greetings, animals, fruit, food and drink, families, body parts, shapes, clothing, the weather, days of the week and short everyday sentences and phrases<br />
  12. 12. Focus on positive <br />behavior <br />
  13. 13. Use stories<br />

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