How to use technology to Help Teach Your Kid a Foreign Language
Learning another language makes the mind broad. It is of great use during travel. You can make friends easily when you know more language. Encourage your children to learn foreign languages. Use the following tips to take the help of technology so that the learning process is made simple and funny:
Online classes: There are numerous online classes to learn languages from experts. Online classes offer the convenience of choosing a suitable free time. Hence the child will not feel compulsion or aversion towards learning. Instead, it will be self-motivated to learn more.
Apps: There are various apps which teach the language. These are especially useful while on travel. These apps teach in a friendly way.
Online vocabulary games: Online vocabulary games, crossword puzzles etc. come in all languages. Motivate the child to play such games so that there is a speedy improvement in vocabulary. When learning a foreign language more of listening is needed. Encourage the child to listen more to the new language while playing. For example, the stargazing app from StarWalkKids uses multiple languages. You can change the setting in the game so that the interaction happens in a new language. Children will be maximum attentive while playing. Hence using technology make the child easily learn a new language through such games.
Use of media: Make the children watch cartoons, movies made in the foreign language. Initially, subtitles would be needed. But gradually the child will easily learn the new language. Make children read online storybooks in a foreign language. Make them listen to online music in the new language. Music is universal and language is not a constraint to understand. But using media will make the child to get attracted to the new language.
Online translators: There is an online translating app. These will be helpful in knowing difficult words and their meanings.