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Summer Week Sabaudia 2017🏖

This week we are in Sabaudia with a full immersion English week. We’re reading The Phantom Tollbooth, studying grammar, odioms and reading comprehension. We’re also doing Maths and science. We kicked off our week with a lunar eclipse! Then some horseback riding and surfing! So much fun while we prepare for the British curriculum Year 6 exams. We’ve been having lots of fun studying
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TLNET kids Springing into Shape for Exams

We have been starting our Spring lessons! Trees, flowers, caterpillars and butterflies. We’ve been playing Easter vocabulary “Go Fish” and memory. We have also been preping for Cambridge YLE  exams for Starters, Movers and Flyers, as well as KEY, PET, FCE, and CAE exams.  


🎂🎂Happy Birthday Dr Seuss!! 🎂🎂

TLNET kids are celebrating the author Dr. Seuss “Oh the Places Our English Will Go!!” Here are just some of the books we will be reading this month during our lessons. We’ll be learning new vocabulary and how to rhyme in English. These books are great for beginning readers and experiences ESL kids studying in the international schools. One example is “The Cat In
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News for Kids

Reading the current events and News with kids is a great way to introduce them to authentic vocabulary and help them acquire new vocabulary.  The important thing we remember at TLNET Kids is to choose articles at their current reading level and that are age appropriate. News articles are a great support activity especially when preparing for YLE Cambridge exams. Here are two websites
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Back to English!! Jumpstart Your English!!

Summer is over and we are back!!!  Sign up for your courses in English at TLNET-Kids.  We have courses that involve after school homework tutoring for kids in the International schools in Rome, Cambridge Young English Learners courses, and courses for teens with KET, PET, First Certificate and Cambridge Advanced.  We also offer English courses with TEFL certified experienced English teachers that create great
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Summer Reading

As we wrap up the scholastic year we want to emphasize reading as a skill to reinforce and maintain current levels over the summer. Here are some lists of books recommended this year by the American Library Association. Kindergarten to 2nd Grade http://www.ala.org/alsc/sites/ala.org.alsc/files/content/2015%20Summer%20Reading%20List%20K%20to%202nd%20grade_Edit_0.pdf 3rd Grade to 5th Grade http://www.ala.org/alsc/sites/ala.org.alsc/files/content/2015%20Summer%20Reading%20List%203rd%20to%205th%20grade.pdf 6th to 8th Grade http://www.ala.org/alsc/sites/ala.org.alsc/files/content/2015%20Summer%20Reading%20List%206th%20to%208th%20grade.pdf Some fun activities to go along with this are: Keep
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Time in a Bottle

This week we did another Science experiment making a sand clock. We nicknamed it “Time in a Bottle”. The first thing we did was to research the project and gather the materials and write the procedure. After we made our sand clocks! To see how much time they measured we had to time the sand moving from one bottle to the next using our
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Gearing up for Cambridge Exams

It’s May and crunch time, time to put in the final efforts for the Cambridge KEY, PET, FCE, CAE and Young Learners Starters, Movers and Flyers exams!!! It’s a neurotic time for students as well as teachers. Here are some last minute tips for getting ready for the exams. 1) Practice exams the more familiar the students are with the exams the less a
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The Writing Process Step 5:

The final step in the writing process is “Publishing”. This is when I direct the students to rewrite(or type)their piece of work as a final copy to be handed in at the end of an exam or to be displayed. I usually also explain that this is when authors’ books are printed for us to buy and read. We also sometimes make books to
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Tornado in a Jar

We have been studying the weather. Vocabulary, forming questions “How’s the weather?”, and watching parts of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. What better way to sum up the topic than a fantastic easy science experiment. Tornado in a Jar!! Materials Jar Clear liquid soap Vinegar Water Process 1) fill the jar 3/4 full with water 2) put a teaspoon of liquid soap into
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