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Immersion for Native Speakers (Adv Level) 7-9 Years

Ages

7 - 9 yrs

Dates

Tue, Thu

Oct 19, 2021 - Nov 11, 2021

8 classes
Time

3:45pm - 4:30pm CDT

Capacity

6 students

Discounts

Sibling Discount


Class Experience

WARNING: ALL CLASSES shown ARE IN CENTRAL TIME ZONE.


This class is for ADVANCED STUDENTS who speak Spanish 75% as well as they speak English.  Every 4 weeks, we change themes and curriculum year round, so we talk about a different aspect of conversation every month.


THEMES FOR CLASSES MON-FRI

AUG 22 - SEPT 18 - BACK TO SCHOOL

SEPT 19 - OCT 16 - FALL

OCT 17 - NOV 13 - MY FRIEND BOB

NOV 14 - DEC 18 (5 WEEKS!) - WHEN I GROW UP...


THEMES FOR CLASSES SAT AND SUN

AUG 22 - SEPT 18 - 4 SEASONS

SEPT 19 - OCT 16 - FEELINGS

OCT 17 - NOV 13 - CHAMELEONS

NOV 14 - DEC 11 (5 WEEKS!) - MY HOUSE


This allows children to get confident speaking on themes, just like in real life.   Conversation level will be adjusted depending on the level of each student or the group as a whole.  Rest easy - we meet your child exactly where they are so that the environment is fun and relaxed.


In every TruFluency Kids 4-week session, we have 2-3 themes that we touch on. During the discussion of these themes, we will focus on being able to express ourselves in Spanish in regards to this theme. We will always encourage speaking, while also increasing listening comprehension.


Activities in class include, but not limited to: learning songs that have a grammar focus (but the kids don't know that, they just sing!), drawing, writing, guessing games with points, computer games that you’ll get access to, word games, song games (singing, dancing, movement activities), or even Get Up And Go game to learn commands and move around for 5 minutes each class. Also, lots of questions to get them speaking Spanish. $400 value access to rockalingua.com and fluentu.com. Homework practice given is optional.


We use The Bellieu Method for fluency, which upholds speaking, relevant material, interesting topics and letting the student be the focus of the class for ultimate engagement. FAQ PAGE and HOW IT WORKS answers most of your questions.


Week 1 : We will go over new vocabulary (3-6 words at a time) and play an online, dynamic, computer game or song to solidify their usage - you’ll also get free access to this game or song at home. We will apply these words to a colorful video with a song that uses those same words. We will apply choreography to help us remember those words as well. We will give you the link to the video and the link to a game or challenge or worksheet so that you can work on it during your free time.


Week 2 : We will learn 3- 6 more words and complete phrases from the song and learn them more thoroughly through number games, guessing games, hangman, drawing games and various other activities. We will continue to learn the new lyrics to the song and apply those words in short conversations with assistance from the native speaking teacher. We will send home a FUN worksheet that you can put on your fridge to help you remember to use the new words in everyday conversations.


Week 3 :  We will finalize the knowledge of applying the choreography or hand movements to the song and learn the final 10 words. We will give them quizzes (via games!) to ensure words are learned. We will continue to practice the short conversations with assistance from the teacher. Small competitions to engage and encourage will be held as well. Get access to a Spanish craft or worksheet on our website that you can do in the evening or on the weekends.


Week 4 : We will do a short story game based on the original song and video. We will continue to practice the conversations and get more confident with those. We will give you access to the short story as well so that you may read at home. Work on an extra worksheet at home with your kiddos to help tie in the information learned.


24/7 access to all of our music videos, computer games, worksheets, crafts and more.    Every month we will build fluency, confidence speaking, and their ability to understand the spoken language like a native speaker.


WARNING: ALL CLASSES ARE IN CENTRAL TIME ZONE. ADJUST ACCORDINGLY.

Notes

Please do not sit with your child during class. If you want to listen, please do so from a location where they cannot see you. We find they are more comfortable like this and we see more progress.

Class Requirements

  • This class is for ADVANCED STUDENTS who speak Spanish 75% as well as they speak English.

Sample Class Format

  • 10 minutes review/practice casual conversation with friends
  • 10 minutes new phrases
  • 25 minutes games activities to use new phrases (could be experiment, movement game, speaking activity, question/answer, story, art activity, video, song, or more)

Other Things To Know

Grades
Pass/Fail
Homework
Cancellation Policy

Cannot cancel or receive a refund for any classes that have already begun. You can transfer to another class or use the credit for any future class.


How To Participate

Attend class via Zoom video

This class will be hosted on Zoom video conferencing platform. You will receive an email 30 minutes before class starts with a link to the class and access instructions. We recommend you make sure your device is up to date and meets all system requirements before class.

Reviews

Nicole S.

Sep 7, 2021

Loved:

Instructor is patient, provides good feedback

Immersion for Native Speakers (Adv Level) 7-9 Years
Location: Online | Instructor: Roberto Espinosa Ortiz

Reviews for TruFluency Kids Spanish Immersion

4.8 out of 5

Based on 49 provider ratings

Natalie S.

Sep 21, 2021

Loved:

Her teacher was great!

Improvements:

She loved everything! She was a little shy and not a fan of not having any other kids there with her. She just needs to do it more to feel more comfortable!

Spanish Immersion for Beginners - Ages 7-9
Location: Online | Instructor: Zaira Lizet Hernández Romero

Cori W.

Sep 10, 2021

Loved:

The instructor is very responsive and engaging. After being in school all day it is hard to get my child to do another class, however, he always enjoys his time learning with Trufluency.

Improvements:

Supplemental recordings to go along with the lesson for students to listen to on days when they don't have class.

Immersion for Native Speakers (Adv Level) 10-12
Location: Online | Instructor: Janeth Romero

Response from TruFluency Kids Spanish Immersion

Hi there Cori! We send you the log in information to watch the supplemental recordings throughout the course. Please check your Spam. Thanks!

Christie G.

Sep 8, 2021

Loved:

This class and instructor are amazing! My daughter learned phrases quickly and really loves this class. The number of phrases she learned has been impressive.

Spanish Immersion for Beginners - Ages 10-12
Location: Online | Instructor: Perla Rodriguez

Stephanie P.

Sep 7, 2021

Loved:

I love how efficient the class is and keeps her attention. Edwardo is speaking Spanish a good portion of the time so it really is increasing her ability to ear Spanish.

Improvements:

More languages. I would love to be able to have my daughter do Italian.

Spanish Immersion for Beginners - Ages 7-9
Location: Online | Instructor: Eduardo Hernández

About TruFluency Kids Spanish Immersion

TruFluency Kids Spanish Immersion was started in 2010 in person in Dallas, TX by Micah Bellieu, 15 + year second language acquisition researcher who has gotten fluent in Spanish, French and Japanese. Her Bellieu Method for fluency is employed by all Spanish speaking native instructors who are professional teachers. The Bellieu Method focuses on speaking and a question/answer with stories method that gives faster progress than other methods since it creates constant conversation throughout the class.