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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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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 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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Summer in the City Explora Museum

Full emmersion summer English weeks have begun!! Today we came to Explora museum and after playing with some simple machines and going to the grocery store we headed upstairs to do the puzzle of the regions of Italy. After we put the puzzle together we tried to learn the 20 regions of Italy. We were using vocabulary in English at the Grocery store for
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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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7 Day Full Immersion course in NY Day 7

There’s no place like Rome…. Today is our last day and we are flying back to Rome. We have seen and done a lot in the past couple of days. We called a cab to the airport. Then checked in, went through security and boarded our plane. (All vocabulary we studied). During the flight we watched movies and tried to sleep. We spoke about
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7 Day Full Immersion course in NY Day 6

Today is Shopping Day!!! We went to the Famous toy store FAO Schwartz! Then on 5th Avenue all the way down to Macy’s at 34th street which is the famous site where Santa Clause arrives after the Famous Thanksgiving Day Parade. We also walked through Times Square, went to the Disney store and Gazebo. We practiced our vocabulary for How much does it cost?,
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