In fact, in the early stage of English Enlightenment, it is common to encounter some problems. As long as we can provide children with a positive language learning environment and give them more encouragement and support, we can make children have more positive effects in language learning. In the long run, it is more critical. The following foreign teachers network tells parents what to do
01. Cultivate learning interest
Cultivating children's interest in English is to give children a reason to participate. They will be easier and more willing to accept a new language.
Parents can show their children original English cartoons or English children's songs, vivid pictures and interactive plots, which can immerse their children. For example, children may unconsciously learn some of the words through transportation cartoons.
What parents need to pay attention to when choosing English Animation: pronunciation standard and original animation. Because authentic pronunciation, intonation and language expression are very important for children in the enlightenment stage with strong imitation ability. There should be more dialogues, more life-oriented, and the language should be relatively simple and easy to understand.
The story should be vivid and interesting, suitable for repeated viewing. Because learning English through animation is not effective overnight. It is not much to watch an animation 10 times. Only vivid and interesting classics can be seen forever and used as material for learning the language.
02. Select appropriate enlightenment resources
To enlighten children with English, parents need to first clarify the enlightenment route and find appropriate enlightenment resources according to their children's age characteristics and interests.
Nowadays, English resources are not hard to find, but difficult to choose. All kinds of children's songs, nursery rhymes, picture books, graded books, cartoons, audio and video classes are dazzling. Parents with poor English foundation are even more confused.
At this time, parents need to start from their daily life to observe and understand what their children really like. Select appropriate resources according to the child's age, the length of enlightenment, the reading materials read at this stage, etc.
Children aged 1-2 mainly listen, with some picture books and books; Children aged 3-4 can choose some picture books, simple graded books, together with some listening resources and cartoons.
The specific choice depends on the child's situation. Whether the child likes animals, transportation, the star universe or flowers and plants. When selecting resources, parents should grasp the goals that the child wants to achieve, the child's interests, moderate difficulty and the combination of listening, reading and reading.
03. Parents participate together
English enlightenment does not mean opening cartoons for children to watch, or directly giving children an English picture book and letting children read with their arms.
In the process of Family English Enlightenment, parents had better participate and play English with their children. It doesn't matter that parents don't understand English. They can interact and learn with their children and strive to create an environment for their children to play English.
At the same time, according to children's preferences, characteristics and parents' own strengths, parents can set up some interactive English games. For example, if children like drawing, they can cooperate with picture books to carry out some games of drawing and writing English words and sentences; Play children's favorite English songs while playing.
Parents should remember to worry. Learning English is accumulated over time. They should wait for the flowers to bloom. Please don't put too much pressure on themselves and their children. It should be noted that every drop of water wears away the stone not overnight, but long-term persistence.