Complement the online English classes with creative activities in English your children practice writing the language, in addition to learning they will have fun hands on!
Certainly the intensive English courses at IH Riviera Maya have an excellent academic quality, but it is important to complement the process with activities that promote self-learning.
Performing extra activities to online English classes guarantees the retention of learning a new language. Becoming a useful tool when we study a foreign language.
Practicing writing a new language is one of the most difficult skills for all people to master. However, we will show you fun tasks that will make the process easier for your little one while taking English classes online. You only need a pencil and notebook, ready?
Create a shopping list.
Let’s start small with a shopping list! is a test to practice the language and increase your food vocabulary. If your child doesn’t know a word, help him look it up in a dictionary, we recommend Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries.
One way to organize your list is to divide it into categories, for example: a list of fruits, vegetables, meat, etc. This will help him to recognize and remember all the new English vocabulary that he is learning. Then it’s time to put into practice what he has learned in the online English classes and the grocery list they built. So, go to the supermarket and cross out the items when you put them in your cart.
Describe your favorite character.
This can be a favorite challenge for children, as they will always admire a science fiction character or a special person. They probably have a lot to talk about him. The important thing is that you practice your English writing skills using the knowledge you acquired in online English classes.
In case you don’t know where to start, we recommend the following questions as a guide to give you some ideas:
- What is his name and what does he do?
- Where does the character or person live?
- What are their superpowers, abilities, or characteristics?
- Why do you like or inspire you?
- How did you see the character?
Writing about the character or the most special person for them will excite them and increase their vocabulary in English, in this way they will have fun while learning.
Imagine your next vacation or create a new place.
Unleash your children’s imagination with this fun activity. It consists of describing a place that you would like to visit, you can choose from going to grandma’s house to a trip to the beach, whatever the location will motivate you to describe the details.
If you want to go a little further, creating a new and original place is also an option. There are no limits as long as the grammar rules of the language are applied correctly.
Write a letter in English.
Children often draw pictures, letters or details thinking of people close to them, let’s take advantage of their unlimited creativity to put into practice what they have learned in English.
The letter may be addressed to a close relative such as your grandparents or a friend. They can write about a topic that they want to communicate to the other person, some examples are:
- What have you learned in school?
- What did you do last vacation?
- What are your favorite games or toys?
- Who or who are your best friends and why?
By recognizing the level of English your child is studying, you will be able to know which creative activities in English are best suited for him. Remember that in addition to the training he receives in online English classes, the daily practice and application of his knowledge in real life, are the perfect combination to achieve the highest retention of learning. Enroll your child in the online English courses in promotion today!