Matt from Dream English shares tips for teaching young children English.

In today's podcast I talk about a simple lesson plan for your Christmas classes. I use games, songs, actions, books, and more to teach a Christmas lesson. Check out the Dream English Teaching Tips Blog for links to the downloads I mentioned in this podcast: http://dreamenglish.com/blog/christmas-lesson-plan-for-young-learners-english-class/

Here is the basic lesson plan I discuss in detail in the podcast.

  1. Warm Up With Actions
  2. Song Time
  3. Practice Counting Numbers
  4. Song Time
  5. Christmas Vocabulary Practice
  6. Game
  7. Book Time
  8. ABC Practice
  9. Review Time
  10. Goodbye Song

These are my ideas to get you started. Feel free to add, expand and make this into the best lesson for your students. Keep it fun and relaxed! Merry Christmas! For more Christmas resources, click here.

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The Halloween Are You Scared? song is a fun way to teach Halloween vocabulary, and the question “Are you scared?” to your young English learners (ESL, EFL). In this podcast I talk about how to teach the song, why I wrote the song, and a game to play to practice the songs vocabulary.

Watch the video and download the song for free at www.dreamenglish.com/halloweenareyouscared 

For many more Halloween songs and printables visit www.dreamenglish.com/halloween 

Happy Halloween!

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For many teachers of English to children (ESL, EFL), the summer is a break from teaching.  Of course many teachers teach all year long, but for those of us who do have a break starting again can be a jolt to the system. A fun jolt, like a strong espresso in the morning, but it still takes some adjusting. Here are my top tips for getting things going in a great way. Thanks for listening!

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Hi, Friends! I'm super excited to bring you this podcast about one of my favorite songs for young learners: Let's Count 1 to 10! I wrote this song as a simple way to teach numbers, and some fun actions at the same time. Young learners love to sing and dance to this song. If you use it once in your classes, the students will ask for it again! Download the song for free here: www.dreamenglish.com and also check out the video on YouTube: Dream English Kids or Spotify, etc. Happy Teaching!

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The What's Your Name? Song is a very useful song that students love to sing. It is simple, and catchy. In this podcast I teach how to sing the song in your class of young English learners (ESL, EFL). Download a Free MP3 of the song and watch the song video at: http://www.dreamenglish.com/whatsyourname Alsocheck out the free printable What's Your Name? Book at www.kidsenglishbooks.com I hope my tips for teaching this song are helpful for your classes! 

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In this episode I talk about making a circle with your students, and doing a fun and simple activity. Great for young learners of English (ESL, EFL). Thanks for listening!

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I had a lot of fun making the Wild Animals Finger Family Song Part 2.  We sing about kangaroos, monkeys, zebras, giraffes, and bears! In this podcast I talk about using videos in your ESL or EFL classrrom, and how to teach this song. I also talk about getting the most out of the Dream English Kids videos in the classroom, and why the video thumbnail is the beggining of the video lesson.

Wild Animals Finger Family on YouTube: https://youtu.be/KeEWoKADhH0

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My students love the new "Do You Have A Pet? Song" It is fun to sing and do the actions! Today I talk about how to teach this song in your classes, and some games to go along. Visit www.dreamenglish.com/podcast for a link to Download a Free MP3 of the song below the podcast player. Thanks for listening! -Matt

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I’ve been getting many emails asking my advice about how to start new classes with young learners of English. My advice: Keep it simple! Download the numbers song for FREE at dreamenglish.com/numbers Thanks for listening!

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I Love teaching English with SONGS! Today I will talk about the Jobs Song for Teaching English to young learners. We will cover the vocabulary in the song, the phrases, how to teach and a fun game to play after singing the song. Download a free mp3 of this song to use in your classes at www.dreamenglish.com/jobs1 Happy Teaching!

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