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SUMMER IS COMING! 5 ENGLISH ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

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Summer is right around the corner, and with it, the long summer days that make childhood memories. And speaking of memory, why not use this time to help your kids improve their English learning? There are lots of ways to integrate English into their daily lives, and you can have…

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7 Real Advantages for Bilingual Kids

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Many parents wonder if it is really necessary for kids to learn a second language. Immersion programs are effective, but often parents are intimidated or feel they can't afford it. Parents are not sure if it is worth it to make the effort to expose their children to another language,…

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English Day Camp During School Holidays in Grenoble!

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The school holidays in France are approaching, and what do you have planned to keep your kids entertained and out of trouble? Speak English Kids is always a great place for children to spend the day because they can do many different kinds of creative activities from cooking to art…

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5 Tricks To Raising a Bilingual Baby

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Are you trying to learn English, or would you like your kids to speak English? It is common knowledge that babies who are exposed to more than one language at a very young age are able to acquire them naturally and effortlessly. So it makes sense that parents would be…

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5 Things To Do With Kids on Winter Break—English Activity!

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Today is the first day of winter break in many regions, giving kids two whole weeks off school around the Christmas holiday. While kids are always happy to be on holiday and away from school, it can be a challenge for parents to keep them busy! Especially with bad weather…

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6 Good Reasons Kids Should Be Learning English

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Most parents agree that learning English is important for kids when it comes to school performance or getting a job later. But that’s not the only reason English is important for kids today. Learning English can shape their world in many ways that are intangible, yet priceless. Even at the…

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5 Ways Halloween Helps Your Kids Learn English

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Halloween is the second most popular holiday in the United States, but it is also extremely popular in most other Anglophone countries. Maybe you are wondering what Halloween is really about, and how to celebrate it. Maybe your kids are asking questions because it is becoming more common as a…

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What Is The Best Way To Teach Kids English?

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Looking back at my days in primary school and high school, the best memories are of moments spent doing activities with friends—sports, art, drama club, environmental club. I don’t recall a lot of the moments spent cramming for a science test, memorizing words for Spanish homework, or listening to monotonous…

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“Speak English Kids” Celebrates 10 Years in Grenoble!

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Have you ever heard the English expression “Time flies when you’re having fun”? Well that is the perfect expression as we celebrate ten years of Speak English Kids, the fun English immersion learning program for kids right here in Grenoble! It all started back in 2007; Soad Louissi had recently…

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Can Kids Learn English From Robots?

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When I was growing up, computers were introduced into the classroom at a young age. In 1980, the advent of home computers, my 1st grade class learned about basic computer functions, and we learned to draw a square on a screen using basic commands. When I attended high school in…

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Kids and Texting: Is It Bad For Their English?

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Kids nowadays have never known a world without computers, internet and smartphones. Many parents joke that their kids are the tech experts in the family. Everyone is communicating more and more via text messaging on their phones, which has created a new lexicon and subtle changes in the way we…

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3 Reasons Immersion Learning Works for Kids (with link for teachers!)

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Learning a language seems like an insurmountable task for many people. But it is well known that young children have a much easier capacity for acquiring a language, because their brains are literally wired for it. But by the time language courses begin in school, often after the age of…

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3 Easy Ways To Get Kids Speaking English This Summer

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Ahhh Summertime…the time of year when school is out and kids are happy to stay home and play outside all day long. But Summer can also be a time when new hobbies are begun, or new habits learned! Many children have academic workbooks to do during Summer holidays to keep…

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Aidez-nous! Enquête de satisfaction

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Vous avez participé à notre fête de fin d'année le 21 juin 2014? Aidez-nous à nous améliorer! L'intérêt de vos enfants est notre priorité. Prenez quelques minutes pour répondre à l'enquête de satisfaction. Nous vous remercions pour votre participation. L'équipe de Speak English Kids.

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