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Language Barriers with Children

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Icon_missing_medium o0amy0o 1 post


I have just started a job teaching kindergarten children in a school in Turkey. I am in the process of doing my TEFL at the moment so it is incomplete.

I am very nervous about how to go about teaching children English when I don't speak any Turkish. Can anyone advise how to approach the classes and what methods I can use to help my communication with such a language barrier?



Dsc03007_medium tkjones 6 posts

I've always found that complete immersion helped me with language learning (in college atleast.. from a students perspective) so this may be very different from your situation.


Question: Are you the only teacher in the class? Is there not a native speaker to help?

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