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5 Tips to Help Your Kids Learn English At Home

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Parents play a crucial role in a child’s early education, especially when it comes to learning a language. As stated in an article by the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) of Singapore, “Being immersed in a good language environment, both spoken and written, helps children tremendously in their language development.” Here are 5 effective tips to help your kids learn English effectively at home:

Encourage Reading Together 

Reading is one of the most effective ways to expose your child to English vocabulary and sentence structure. Make reading a daily habit and choose age-appropriate books with colourful pictures and simple sentences. Encourage your child to ask questions about the story,  predict what might happen next, and discuss their favourite parts.

Incorporate English into Daily Activities

Find ways to incorporate English into your daily routine. Label objects around the house with their English names and encourage your child to use these words in daily conversations. Download online materials such as English songs or audiobooks that can be used during playtime, and use English when discussing activities like cooking or going to the park.

Use Engaging Online Learning Tools

There are many educational tools online that are designed to help kids learn English in a fun and interactive way. Look for online enrichment classes or apps that focus on vocabulary, phonics, and basic grammar. Some online lessons may also include games, quizzes or activity sheets to reinforce learning.

Practice English Through Play

Children learn best through play. Learning English should be enjoyable for your child. Play games that involve English words, such as memory-matching games or scavenger hunts. Use flashcards to practice vocabulary and encourage your child to use English in imaginative play. Role-playing games can also help your child practice using English in different scenarios.

Celebrate Progress

Praise your child’s efforts and celebrate their progress, no matter how small. Positive reinforcement encourages children to continue learning. Create a reward system, such as stickers or a special outing, to motivate your child to practice English regularly. Be patient and provide positive reinforcement to build your child’s confidence in using English.


By incorporating these tips into your child’s daily routine, you can help them develop a strong foundation in English while having fun along the way. 

At EDOOVO, we encourage our children to learn English in a fun and interactive way through live teaching, engaging storytelling, play-based learning, and real-world applications. Our online enrichment classes are meant to foster a love for learning English and make their learning journey as enjoyable as it is educational. Book a trial with us today and see how our online classes can help your kids learn English efficiently!


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