Please? Thank you!

A1 Elementary Asking politely for what you want is a skill that is important to learn from the very beginning. It is also important to learn how to say, “Thank you!”. In this lesson, we practice polite ways to ask for what you would like and watch a story about a certain pigeon who learnedContinue reading “Please? Thank you!”

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The Amazing Solar System!

A1 Elementary In this lesson, we talk about the stars and planets in the Solar System. Do you know the order of the planets? Did you know that we can feel the sun and see its light so brightly because it is Earth’s closest star? Join us for a fun vocabulary lesson learning more aboutContinue reading “The Amazing Solar System!”

What’s it like to be a fly?

A1 Elementary What is life like for a fly? We take time in this lesson to talk about flies and read a really fun story called The Fly by Petr Horacek. Get your fly swatters ready and let’s learn more about this often misunderstood and underappreciated creature. Special thanks to the author, Petr Horacek, forContinue reading “What’s it like to be a fly?”

Moles Dig Holes!

A1 Elementary In this lesson, we talk about a really interesting animal, the mole! We build on to our vocabulary from previous lessons while talking about some cool facts about this creature. There is also a really cute mole craft at the end that you can make with some paper, a paper cup, a strawContinue reading “Moles Dig Holes!”

It’s Halloween!

A1 Elementary It’s Halloween! In this lesson that celebrates the spirit of Halloween, we review vocabulary for Halloween and talk about what ghosts do. Ghosts scare people, ghosts float around and say “Boo!”. But, what happens when a ghost is little and no one seems to pay attention to him? We’ll talk about it andContinue reading “It’s Halloween!”

“Fall”-ing Leaves

A1 Elementary This lesson is a review of colors, the seasons and provides practice answering “Wh” + “How” questions. There is also a really fun craft project in this lesson where we all make forest leaf creatures! You will need: a piece of paper, a pair of scissors, colorful leaves, some pinecones, seeds or nuts,Continue reading ““Fall”-ing Leaves”

What can spiders do?

A1 Elementary Level In this lesson, we practice the grammatical structure of the modal verb “can”: can + root verb and cannot + root verb. Learners are asked to share what they know about animals and what they can and cannot do, watch a video with a surprise story about a little jumping spider namedContinue reading “What can spiders do?”

Alphabet Practice and Review

A1 Elementary Level This lesson reviews the alphabet and takes it a step further to help reinforce and build vocabulary. The aim of the lesson is to practice the alphabet orally and through listening and to make a meaningful connection between individual letters and vocabulary. By the end of the lesson, the learners will haveContinue reading “Alphabet Practice and Review”