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Teaching Children: Some FAQs

Teaching Children: Some FAQs by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan) Save Teaching children can be a challenging prospect, especially to those who are new to teaching. But don’t worry! Below are some FAQs about teaching English to young children, … Continue reading

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Reading Activities Part 2

Reading Activities Part 2 by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan)  Activities to practice alphabet and phonic value of letters Slap: with alphabet cards for the first letter instead of pictures. Sliding Slap: Present the phonic values you want … Continue reading

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Teaching the Under 5s

Teaching the under 5s by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan) Teaching very young learners (under 5s) can be particularly daunting for many teachers. For most it is the first time they have had to cope with children this young, … Continue reading

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Teaching Children to Read Part 2

Teaching Children to Read Part 2 by Sophia McMillan (Tokyo, Japan) ∗ reinforces reading in English is fun ∗ fosters a love of books and reading ∗ introduces repetitive structures to children and helps them retain new language ∗ fosters … Continue reading

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Teaching Children to Read

Teaching Children to Read by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre,Tokyo, Japan) Teaching Children to Read Learning to Read Most children start reading around the age of four although some are ready at three. Children quickly become fascinated and excited with … Continue reading

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