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Boston Day 3/10

Today we woke up and got ready to head to Boston by Amtrack Train.  We arrived at our hotel and then went for a walk to Boaton Commons. This park is great we played on the playground, watched the Swan boats and walked around to work up an appetite for delicious seafood dinner. Then we had an early night so the we can get
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NYC Day 2/10

Today We walker in Central Park then got breakfast at a NY deli, bagles and cream cheese. Then we went to Lincoln Center to see the Opera theater, NY philharmonic and the famous Julliard School for Performing Arts. We also saw two exhibitions in the NY performing Arts Library one on Motzart’s Magic Flute and Jazz Music. Do you know why NYC is nicknamed
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NYC Day 1/10

Today we woke up very early(jet lag) and took advantage of the cool morning to walk in Central Park! Then we had breakfast in a NY diner. Omelets, home fries and toast and American coffee!! Then we got ready and took a taxi to the Highline park and went to the Whitney museum! Then lunch and shopping. Dinner at PJ Clark’s which was featured
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TLNET kids are ready for Summer Vacation

We are wrapping up the year and making travel plans. Learning summer travel vocabulary, making passports, airline tickets and packing our luggage for the trips to all our favorite destinations around the world.  

🎂🎂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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TLNet kids use the force in English…

We have been doing all things Star Wars!! Acrostic poems to describe characters, calendars to review the months of the year and days of the week, counting, word searches and BINGO to build our vocabulary, reading leveled books, watching film clips for great quotes. Then creating some of our own… “In English there is only do, there is no try”(inspired by Yoda). This is
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Tis the Season!!

We have been busy little elves at TLNET-Kids making gingerbread houses. Apart from being fun, there is a lot to be learned during the lessons.  First is the vocabulary for the outside of a house: window, door, roof, chimney,etc. Then the students get to be creative with all the supplies (candy and frosting) in making their own design. Then there is the part of
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Counting Turkey’s, ABC’s and Colors in Pre-School

We are bringing Native speaking English to a pre-school.  We sings songs about the ABC’s and 1 2 3’s and today is Thanksgiving an American Holiday so “Five Little Turkeys” was on the top of the play list.  First we learned what a turkey was, the sound it makes “gobble gobble”and after the songs, a poem and repeating counting to 5(5 times) we also glued
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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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Spooktacular Games

It’s Halloween time and what does that mean?? Games, Halloween is one of those Holidays that foster endless games that can be played to learn English.  Why are games important in learning English?? Games give kids time to use the skills they have learned in an unthreatening way. Games give a chance to be successful at the language. Games motivate kids to speak and
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