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Using playing cards to help young children learn English

By Naomi Simmons Games are a natural way for children to communicate in any language. When they get absorbed in a game, they lose inhibitions about speaking up and even the shyest child is usually happy to shout out the answer. For this reason, games are an ideal way to help your child to practise …

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What is phonics and why will it help my child with English?

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by Naomi Simmons Visit Most modern English courses for children include phonics lessons.  This can be very confusing if you learned English a different way. In the past, most people learned their English letters by learning each letter’s name. These letter names are what you say when you say the alphabet, ABC etc. The …

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