Summer is approaching and we begin to plan and plan our vacations. It is time to decide what our children can do. They will have 3 months ahead without having to go to school or study. We must look for activities so that children spend all this time entertained, while at the same time resting from h
Summer is approaching and we begin to plan and plan our vacations. It is time to decide what our children can do. They will have 3 months ahead without having to go to school or study. We must look for activities so that children spend all this time entertained, while at the same time resting from hard work.
Since the last years it has spread throughout our geography, a practice that seems to be giving very good results. It's about camps in English for children. English is becoming more important and parents are not willing that their children do not learn a language as soon as possible in a way totally contrary to what we find in schools.
Do children learn English in a language camp?
The rapid growth of demand for English language camps for children has led to the creation of a large number of them, although in many cases the quality has not been respected.
Although we can find a large number of camps in which besides having a good time and being in contact with nature, the child can improve and enhance their English in a fun way for him. Let's see some of the strengths that work in this type of camp:
Immersion: It is essential when we try to teach English to children in a natural way. In quality camps, the child will be subject to English from the time he gets up until he goes to bed. Although the most important thing is that this dive is a natural way. Trying to get the kids to unwind as if they were in a town in the middle of the United Kingdom.
A good calendar: Ideally, the camp should have a very well defined calendar and agenda. To teach in a global way throughout the 15 days or a month. This will facilitate the child's learning, being able to divide the month into different goals and objectives. Thus becoming a fun challenge for the child. Also in this type of camp it is important that the child has a part of the time devoted to English grammar. What will speed natural learning.
Educational method: It is true that children have a much better brain than adults to learn languages in a more natural way. Although we take into account that the time the child spends in the camp is very limited. With which we must try to promote learning and accelerate it. For this, the camp must have an educational method, in which it has established the teaching method for each of the areas to work. As well as the objectives to which the child should arrive each day.
Vacation: The child has spent a year going to class and studying subjects that he does not like. One of the advantages of camps in English. Is that the child try to associate English to something fun and not a subject. We should try to teach the child that English will be very useful in our daily lives. We will always see the doors that open to you as secondary. For the child we must enhance the advantages of socialization, of discovery of cultures. We have to integrate English into activities that they like and that motivate them to surpass themselves. For this reason, sports activities are very integrated in this type of camps.