English, itself is very difficult to learn for the adults just imagine how it would be for kids. And when they have just started to learn. Most of the kids in their first English lessons find it very difficult to grasp the things and the rules of the grammar. When you put yourself in their shoes, you would know how it feels to learn a new language. You could be experiencing a nerve-wracking and also mortifying. But if you are a teacher or tutor you must see how you could make this learning process easy for the beginners as well as kids.
Why it is difficult for Kids Speak New Words or Phrases ?
But before suggesting something and share some tips, we need to understand why is it so difficult and challenging to learn something new.
When it comes to beginners, then it becomes difficult because they do not have any previous knowledge of English. The language is completely new and raw for them. Hey, might be knowing some of the common phrases like “Hello” or “Bye” or “How Are You?”. But apart from them, knowing new words and forming a sentence out of it is a daunting task. Kids or beginners would not be having the knowledge of the nouns or adjectives and how to form a proper sentence or question.
Sometimes, people think that they know English just because they had a little bit of past exposure. Sometimes people are the spending hours and hours studying the language but still are not able to get the command on the language. All the tips and strategies would be helping kids to improve the level of proficiency and prepare themselves for the future.
4 Important Tips to Properly Teach Spoken English to Beginner Kids
Let’s know, some of the tips that would be helping kids to begin with a new language and to learn it in a proper way.
1. You Must Keep The Learning Process Very Simple
It is one of the most important steps when you are starting to teach English ( or any other new language) to kids or sometimes adults who are very new to this language. It has been observed that who are new in the teaching field starts with an English that is too much for the beginners to understand and hence they develop misconceptions regarding the language.
2. Always Checkout Whether Your Students Are Understanding It In A Better Way or Not
Sometimes a rookie mistake people make is by making false assumptions that your students have understood. It might happen that your students have not understood something and in the next lessons, they would be completely blank. So always make sure that after clearing a concept you must ensure that they have understood all the things and new concept that you were trying to explain.
3. Provide Time To Practice using Workbooks or Worksheets:
Once you have done your part allow them to work on the things on their own. Provide some sheets or workbooks where they can have a lot of questions to answer. It will help them to analyze whether they are getting the language or not. This self-analysis is very important. Once they have confidence and are able to solve the questions, it will help them improve at a faster pace. They won’t be having any misconception regarding the language. Even when they get stuck somewhere they resolve it easily.
4. Take the Feedback from Your Students
When beginners are completely new to the language it is very important to take feedback from them. It will help you get a confirmation that they are understanding what you are saying. Along with the language you can also use gestures which will help them to understand in a better way.
With these tips and tricks, you would be able to help the kids and beginners understand how different things would be taking a turn in the English language. We hope this comes handy to you.