English learning tips for children should not be missed
1. Ensure standard knowledge
Children who are just starting to learn often remember very long and very quickly. Therefore, you need to make sure your child learns standard knowledge even if it’s just simple words like apple is apple, red is red…
An example in pronunciation, if adults when learning to pronounce words, have transcriptions to read along, but children, on the other hand, will learn pronunciation by imitation. If the teacher does not pronounce correctly, it also affects the knowledge children receive.
2. Diversity of learning forms
Exposing children to English through stories, songs, TV shows, etc. is also learning English. If your child is not interested in English learning discs, do not force them. Every day, you can spend time playing with your child, asking and answering questions in English.
The application of different learning forms creates a natural English environment for children. Since then, children are not under the pressure of learning, do not feel bored, interested and love English more.
3. Teaching English to children through songs
Just like we can easily remember the lyrics of a song than memorize the song. For children, the ability to recognize sounds is more developed, besides, children also feel more interested in songs. Therefore, learning English through songs is a way to bring knowledge closer to children.
With this method, parents can help children interpret the words in the song and practice singing along.
In addition, with younger children, parents should choose simple songs with standard pronunciation so that children can easily imitate and sing along.
4. Teaching English to children through games
This is one of the effective ways of teaching English to children that English centers often apply. When at home, instead of organizing games like in class, parents can download applications to learn English through games for children. Children will learn vocabulary through flashcards, recording mode allows parents and teachers to listen to how children pronounce to correct them.
5. Read English stories
Reading stories before bed is a way that many parents choose, there are studies that prove that knowledge received before bed will easily believe in the brain and remember longer.
So, after reading a story in Vietnamese, choose a simple story in English and read it to your child. Explaining the meaning of each word with pictures, if any, will help children remember longer.
6. Watch cartoons in English
Watching TV or too many shows on YouTube can be harmful to children. However, if applied moderately, this method can still become a way of educating children, especially teaching English to children.
Instead of living in an international environment, with cartoons in English, not only can children be exposed to English, but children can also expand their thinking, stimulate curiosity about knowledge and things around them. From there, children will tend to explore and learn new things that are extremely useful.
One thing to pay attention to in this method is to pay attention to choosing the right movies and TV channels with a standard English accent. Because nowadays, even Disney Channel has movies dubbed in “Asian English” like Malaysia, both pronunciation and intonation are very different from standard English.
7. Use English naturally
Don’t force your child to repeat patterns like “I want to eat an apple”. All let children react in the most natural way. If they want to eat apples, it’s fine to just look and say “apple” like that. Ask them in simple English sentences, let them answer at will.
In addition, parents can also let their children take their children to travel abroad, especially to countries where English can be used to communicate or
If you don’t know how to help children remember for a long time, start with these tips to make them more effective:
Hopefully, the above useful information will help parents have more knowledge to help their children learn English well.