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Interaction can increase self-esteem and motivation-two key issues in supporting foreign language learning

By Becky Luoma

Increasing interaction in the classroom is one of the main ways to increase kids’ learning of a foreign language. Maximising “student-talk time” and encouraging active participation are two of the best ways to increase interaction in classes – both in real classrooms and online classrooms. Teacher Nicole discusses ways that our curriculum encourages interaction, and […]

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An engaging, communitive, fun, and meaningful program-

By Becky Luoma

When choosing teaching and learning materials published -printed or digital there are many things to consider.  Many teachers in preschool even create their own materials to use in teaching.  But HOW and DO they evaluate the pedagogical quality?  The children’s learning goals should be the core attribute when choosing of the materials the teacher will […]

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A case study: Kindergarten English club at Pilke Taikahelmi in Helsinki

By Becky Luoma

In September 2021, Language Clubhouse educator Becky started up teaching 2 kindergarten English clubs in Helsinki at Pilke-Taikahelmi. Right away the kids were excited and engaged in learning English and the atmosphere was warm and inviting. The ages of the children range from 2-5 years old, and at the beginning were broken up into two […]

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Language Clubhouse Online live courses are all about boosting confidence in speaking and communicating in English!

By Becky Luoma

Together we are a learning community Interactive and Fun Learning in our online live English clubs! No boring activities or sitting still. We play and learn through the experience! Language Clubhouse English classes are full of JOY! One Father of two kids 6 and 8 years old living in Finland with a bilingual background gave us feedback […]

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WHY SONGS? The use of songs in early language learning-

By Rezvan Zonoubi

Songs and rhymes are like a chocolate candy bar in an English lesson. They are sweet, delicious and bring happiness. The use of songs and rhymes in an English lesson is highly effective for many reasons. I want to share my thoughts about the unique feature of Language Clubhouse’s songs and rhymes from their English […]

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The Five B’s for Teaching English as a Second Language

By Becky Luoma

My second blog post introduces five core principles in Teaching English as a Second Language based on research fundamentals of language and bilingual education. It is a rewarding task to teach English as a Second Language and a continual learning process. This is why I want to share with you five core principles: BE…Flexible: by […]

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