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TLNET Kids with Special Needs Learning English

We recently started a new project teaching English in an Italian Private school.The classes consist of mainstreaming kids with special needs. Below are some photos of  hands-on activities being used in helping to learn colors and number and there will be more to follow. Having tactile materials that students with special needs can use and manipulate helps them develop their organization and comprehension skills
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TLNET Kids Technotown: Special Effects and Robots

IMG_0534 Today we are at Technotown learning about special effects in films and building robots! What fun and what vocabulary we are building too!!  Special effects, blue screen, fast, slow, robots, robotics, left, right, forward, reverse. Warming up our English for the new school year!!!!        


English in the City day 5/5 park and cooking

Today we want to the park to have our wrap up English in the city session. We walked around looking for Pokemon ( following directions in English) played Bingo, go fish and memory, wrote in our daily journals and read some books. Then we went back home for lunch and to make our own afternoon snack. We had a great last day of English
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English in the city Day 3/5 Zoo🐒

Today was day three and we went to the zoo!! First we went to the reptile house. Then we walked down to see the wolves. On our way to the picnic lunch we got to feed the elephants some carrots! After lunch with some peacocks we headed to see the Tigers, lions, and monkeys! We wrote in our journals, played Bingo and had a
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English in the city Day2/5 Pool

Today we are spending the day at the tennis club in EUR. We decorated our T-shirts and hats, went Swimming. Then we had lunch, after lunch we had our daily English lesson and journal writing session. We played frisbee today and made rubberband bracelets too! We talked about animals in the Zoo because tomorrow we’ll be at the zoo.


English in the city Day 1/5 Barbie

Today we are back in Rome with day one of English in the City. We kicked it off by going to the Barbie exhibit in Rome. We saw Barbie from all over the world and the exhibit is very well done in English. We learned the vocabulary for clothes, places in the world, different jobs and houses. It was a great place to kick
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Fregene Fun Day 5/5 Pokemon Go!

Today is the last day in Fregene. We finished our summer homework, went swimming, played bingo, go fish, and then looked for Pokemon 😉 it was a great last day together.


Fregene Fun Day1/5

I arrived in Fregene early this morning and we went straight to the beach for some swimming. Then we had lunch and after we did some English lesson and English summer homework for the public school. Then we made watermelon Popsicles for an after dinner snack. We also had a pajama party and  watched the film Alvin and the Chipmunks. Great First day in
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Back to Rome Day 9-10/10

Today we traveled back to Rome!! Thanks New York and Boston it was real fun!!


NYC Day 8/10 Brooklyn Bridge

Today we walked the Brooklyn Bridge. The pictures speak for themselves. We learned vocabulary about “crossing a bridge” going through a tunnel and taking the subway. A fine way to enjoy a day in New York!     For motivation you have to have cheesecake at Juniors😉