Mimics: Who is your child imitating?

Children are great at imitating, especially their parents and their teachers. That's not always a good thing though.

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Why some kids hate English

… and what can be done about it!

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Watch a video, learn English

The place for screens in the foreign language Classroom.

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What do choir singing and language learning have in common?

Many language learners are intimidated at the thought of speaking in a foreign language in front of their peers. One solution to that problem is to get all the students to speak at the same time.

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Are you a tortoise or a hare?

The importance of pacing your child's learning.

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How solid is your house?

Learning a foreign language is like building a house. If it is built well from the start, it will give you good service for a lifetime.

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English, the global language

Why has English become such an important language? Is it somehow better than other languages?

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Do we force them, or do we give them the choice?

What is the better form of pedagogy - personalized learning or adult-directed learning?

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We make kids talk!

New entrants to primary school are having difficulties speaking in sentences. What is to be done?

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What is the best age to learn a foreign language?

It is commonly thought that the best time to learn a foreign language is when a child is very young. Some authors talk about a 'window of opportunity' for learning a foreign language. Is there any truth to this?

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