Category Archives: very young learners

Exploiting L1 in the Young Learner Classroom: list of references

The following is a list of references I used when preparing my session.  I have provided a link to the source if it is available online. I’m hoping to have some time soon to sit down and write a post … Continue reading

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Circle Time Feelings Activity

I begin most of my classes with young learners in Circle Time (see this post for more information).  The beginning of each class normally includes students telling the class something they’d like to share, a hello song and a question … Continue reading

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What do you mean you don’t remember?!

Working with Very Young Learners can be painfully slow going and frustrating.  With the four year-olds especially, I often find myself wondering, ‘Am I really teaching them anything? Or are we just playing and singing songs?’ It seems like we’ll … Continue reading

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