TEACHING YOUNG LEARNERS USING GAMES
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Teaching young learners English as a foreign language can be challenging. You need lots of patience and the skill to teach important points in small chunks so that your students don’t get bored or fidgety.
The good news that you can use games teaching young learners English as a foreign language. Young students love to play and it’s a great way of teaching them vocabulary and getting them to listen and speak.
Games you can play while teaching young learners
- Origami Finger game – This is a perfect game to teach numbers, colours and body parts. Colour the outside squares and put numbers on the inside. Under the numbers write down an instruction such as touch your toes or pat your knee. You can see how to make the game here.
The student picks a colour, the child with the square must open and close the square the while spelling the colour. For example, they would say Y-E-L-L-O-W. After that they choose a number and they once again open and close the square to match the number. They can do this once or twice. Then the student chooses another number and opens up the flap to read the instruction.
- Old Macdonald Finger Puppets – Your students will have fun making these finger puppets They don’t even need to be able to draw, you can print them from here so that they can be cut out and coloured.
Once they are done you can use them to sing Old Macdonald’s Farm which is a fun way of teaching young learners about farm animals.
- Make a monster – If you’re teaching body parts why not get the students to make a giant monster. You dictate to them what they need to draw. For example, two heads, three eyes etc. When they have completed the monster let them use glitter, pieces of material and torn up paper to colour it in.
Afterwards they can then label the monster which will help them to remember the different body parts and teaching young learners how to spell them.
Teaching young learners English as a foreign language is hard work, but if you make it fun, you’ll enjoy the lessons too.
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You have the right to object to the ELEARNING FUTURES LTD processing your personal data in the following circumstances:
Personal information used for direct marketing
If we are using your personal information to send you direct marketing, you have the right to object at any time. If you exercise this right, we will stop processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes. However, we may keep your information on a “suppression list” to ensure your information is not added to any marketing lists at some point in the future.
Automated decision making and profiling
- ‘Profiling’ is the automated use of personal data held on a computer to analyse or predict things that have a legal effect, or other similarly significant effects, on the individual. Examples would include economic situation, health, personal preferences or interests and location. You have the right not to be subject to a solely automated decision (that is, a decision made electronically, with no human intervention), and this may include profiling (although there is no general right to object to profiling). If you are concerned the ELEARNING FUTURES LTD has made a solely automated decision about you, you can object.
- Please note, ELEARNING FUTURES LTD is allowed to carry out automated decisions with no human intervention where you have given your explicit consent to this processing (although you have the right to withdraw your consent).
- We are also permitted to make automated decisions with no human intervention in the following circumstances:
- The automated decision is necessary to enter into, or perform a contract, or complete a contract involving you and the ELEARNING FUTURES LTD.
- The automated decision is allowed under a law passed at the European Union level, or at the level of the European Union or EEA member state level (i.e., is allowed under national law). The law will provide safeguards to protect your rights and freedoms.
However, you still have a general right to object in both of the above circumstances, providing reasons why you think the processing is having a negative effect on you. If you do object, we will carefully consider your reasons, and decide whether to review the decision-making process in your specific case.
Right to data portability
- If you have provided your information to ELEARNING FUTURES LTD, you have the right to request and receive a copy of that information in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.
- You also have the right to ask us to send the information we hold about you to another organisation.
- There are some situations in which the right to data portability does not apply. For further information, please contact us.
Exercising your rights concerning the processing of your personal information
If you wish to exercise any of the above rights concerning the way in which we process your personal information, please contact:
Risk Management Team
ELEARNING FUTURES LTD,
21-22 Old Steine,
Email: [email protected]
Your right to complain to a national data protection regulator (data protection supervisory authority)
- If you think we have processed your personal information unfairly or unlawfully, or we have not complied with your rights under GDPR, you have the right to complain to a national data protection regulator.
- Complaints about how we process your personal information can be considered by the data protection regulator.