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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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Let’s go to the Movies…

On Wednesday this week we’ll be heading to the Cinema in Rome to see the new film “Inside Out”.  Watching films is a fun way to put English skills into practical use.  When watching films you hear and learn new vocabulary in an authentic setting.  This is important especially for our kids in Rome because it is another way that we provide them with
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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 week #1 Sabaudia 2015

This week we are in Sabaudia peeping our student that attends an international school in Rome for getting back into the swing of things. We have been reading Mermaid chapter books and reviewing reading comprehension skills; sequencing, making inferences, following directions, drawing conclusions, etc. we have also been brushing up on our math problem solving skills. We have also been doing some science by studying
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English Theater Course in Cambridge

This week we are in the scholarly quaint London suburb of Cambridge. Our student is attending a theater day camp and I am coaching her in the evenings. We go through the script, learn her lines, sing the songs and practice the dance movements. It’s a week long program that she will follow and on Friday there will be the final performance. Before or
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Fregene in Space Day 1 and 2

This week we are in Fregene again and doing a full immersion week based on Space. We’re learning about the planets, sun, moon, stars and constellations!! We decorated our TLNeT KIDS hats with the theme for the week and crated a planet Mobile. We also read a book about space and the planets. We are learning vocabulary about space. We also watched Star Wars
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Intensive Course Fregene

This week I’ve been in Fregene at a familiy’s beach house doing an intensive English course with a 15 year old girl that will be going to Washington DC to be a camp counselor in training. We have been studying introductions, airport English, shopping, making plans, and navigating the public transport system. In support of acquiring vocabulary we have been reading the novel “The
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