Learning Other Languages

Video: C Reading in English at 4years old

So as we are learning our other languages, we are still trucking along with our reading in English. We are using “Teaching your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons.” Working out great! C is 4.5 yrs old and we do a page a day. 🙂

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Reviewing Chinese & Chinese New Year

So I started to finally review and practice Chinese and I am feeling that it has been a little tougher than I thought.  I started with my “Play and Learn Chinese” book that I found at Half Price Books.  It comes with a CD and it’s just perfect.  So the first chapter is on the… Continue reading Reviewing Chinese & Chinese New Year

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Update on my Italian Practice

So my Italian practicing/reading is going well.  I have mainly been reading my novel and following my method of circling the words I don’t know to later come back and translate them.  I do notice though that at the beginning of my reading the novel I started circling every single word, and now I am… Continue reading Update on my Italian Practice

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Polishing my Italian

I feel comfortable communicating in Italian right now but I still feel that I get stuck too many times.  I definitely need to polish it, so this is how I’ll be doing it: APPS:  As apprehensive as I am about this, I am about to start using my italki app.  italki is this wonderful phone application that lets… Continue reading Polishing my Italian

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Video: Working on her Spanish Workbook

My oldest, at 4 years old, working on her Spanish workbook that her Tia Bibi gave her. 🙂

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Video: App to learn Italian “Gus on the Go”

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Video: Watching Doc McStuffins in Italian 😉

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Italian Books

So far we have had two sweet Italian friends bring us books from Italy.  I will read these books to them and try to get my Italian friends to read to them when they’re here.  So grateful for their friendship!   Right now they will only listen as I read and they understand.  When they… Continue reading Italian Books

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2017 – The year of Chinese

This year I am committing to learning Chinese.  After researching some, I am going to tackle this by using the following: BOOK:  Play and Learn Chinese. Lol – yes, it’s for kids. I actually picked up this book in the Children section at Half Price Books as I was looking for Italian books for my girls.… Continue reading 2017 – The year of Chinese

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Italian Cartoons

Ok, so a huge component of my girls learning Italian has been watching cartoons.  No, I don’t feel like they’re watching too much TV, I figure I am going to let them watch some TV anyway, so why not in another language?  Yes, they prefer the cartoons in English or Spanish, but when the choice is… Continue reading Italian Cartoons

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