Learn how to use the verb to be to make positive and negative sentences by cutting, sticking, drawing and colouring.
Learn English with fun activities that familiarize kids with complex linguistic concepts through pattern identification, associative memory and active learning. Guided research is encouraged, which helps students, actively, systematize the concepts.
Sounds are associated to colours and to words that have that sound.
Word classes are associated to shapes and sequences of shapes make sentences.
There are 5 vowels in English and 20 vowel sounds, which can be confusing for learners.
In the pages, the vowel sounds are organized and associated to colours and pictures in order to enhance the memory retrieval process.
Word classes are abstract concepts and most children do not understand the concepts completely. The book pages allows children to think about the function of the words and if they represent actions (verbs) or characteristics (adjectives) , for exemple.
It is challenging for English learners - of any age - to remember the order of the words in a sentence and to understand the concept and use of modals and helping verbs. It is easier to observe the inversion of the modals and helping verbs in questions, for example, when the words are inside the shapes.
We learn using our senses. Learning experiences can be more memorable if we use touch and the smell of the glue and paper as well. The focus is to learn long and short “O” and the tool is the paper robot.