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Teaching EFL (English as a foreign language) to children in kindergarten. This can be both challenging, interesting, eventful and awarding in many cases. Not only is teaching children a more interactive learning base and involves technique, if succeeded this can allow the class to move in an easier, fluctuated flow, but, it can also be victim to a downside, which consist of; a little/lesser knowledge of English language and principal for the younger student, this can cause frustration and problems if not handled correctly. If -in most cases- teaching is easier, and end up beneficial, for both teachers and the students, this will lead to a more happier and more active class, such techniques can include; not being serious with yourself to make the child more comfortable and active - this can be achieved in a learning action, such as, "what sounds do cows make" or "what is happy and what is sad' this can be acknowledged as a engage/study phase for students. once the children have gained comfort, we can exceed another stage. How to Teach children at a younger age? teaching younger children and comprise of techniques and resources that can consist of; sounds/music, pictures, motions/plays, and practicing the foundations of the English language (the vowels ex; A,E,I,O,U) Doing this can both engage students and teachers together, which will benefit the students ability perform as they're more comfortable, but, can also, engrain the information inside the child brain - not limiting tot he teacher/student rapport. As children have a younger mind and do not develop anxiety or self consciousness as much as their adult counterpart;, this is not a struggle for children's activated balance, however, the main cause for children not to participate is due to, boredom, behavioural problems, being of a foreign language and not limiting it self to not voluntarily wanting to attend the corse, unlike the adult, who chooses to attend the corse. this can be dealt with a more activated teaching technique. English lesson plan for children. A teaching plan for children can be as easy as the ESA (Engage, Study, and Activate) or as simple as previous experience/ knowledge with children. This system is broken Into many parts, most consisting of, boomerang lessons, straight arrow lesson and patchwork lessons. However, for my opinion, a straight arrow lesson is designed perfectly for teaching EFL to kindergarten children. Because, not only is it more simple, is can be more engaging due to its simplicity. Example: lesson plans can consist of the following. Engage: The Teacher can engage students with a film/clip of geography and animals that is narrated in English, after the film is finished, the teacher can ask; "what sounds do Bats make" if the student paid attention they'd remember what a bat is and respond with the sound. not only limiting the use of, pictures and cards that have animals that are highlighted with the first letter, Ex; A=apple, B=bee. Study: this part of lesson can help students understand an object and its meaning with an assessment paper that has the word or picture in English - if a teacher were to teach in a foreign country the assessment may have translations in the child's native tongue that passes over into English. following on; we can ask students; "what Animal or insect flies" or "which sea creature swims in water" they will respond with the correct if not incorrect answer, which can be corrected further into the studies. with doing these exercises we can understand and correct the correct pronunciation - this shouldn't be the main concern for the younger learner. Active; students can be arranged into groups to make new friends and have communication between one another. the activities the teacher should encourage the students to do can consist of; A role play of their favourite animal, a presentation about where certain animals live and/or the teacher gives the students a specific role and the students have to follow through with it, this can be; a group of students - group of 5 - are given a genre of animal and where the habitats, the student must, figure out what the animal does, the sound it makes, or whether it swims or flies, this can be done through group participation. Conclusion. Teaching EFL to kindergarteners can be a challenge but if done properly and accordingly, it will pay off and be beneficial for both students and teachers. children have a more active learning brain if the activities are entertaining and hands on, however, there are times when activities should be focused on the pronunciation and fundamental structure, but this can be interpreted into a more active exercise. As for I; I wish to teach younger children as I believe I can be a fun yet educational teacher that will not only gain benefit for myself but for the student as well. and from this course, I have gained a more tuitive ability to express.