Monthly Archives: August 2013

English in Mexico

FOR LLI-MEXICO
READ MORE ABOUT ENGLISH IN MEXICO:  An examination of policy, perceptions and influencing factors HERE

Little Reader  Teaches English Phonics with Pattern Phonics™ Lessons

The curriculum  lays down a strong foundation for learning phonics with the Pattern Phonics™ lessons, making sure students  learn the essential skill of being able to sound out new words he/she has never seen before. The color-coding function that comes with Little Reader also helps students  start to see words in their constituent parts (such as in different syllables, or even broken up into consonants, vowels and blends).

Pattern Phonics™ lessons begin on the fifth week on Day 21.

Pattern Phonics™ lessons are used to give English language learners  an intuitive understanding of the sounds of letters and how words can be broken up into different parts. This is done by showing a series of words grouped together in a coherent way (for example, words beginning with ‘b’) and color-coding the words to make the patterns obvious. Lessons are delivered like Word Flash lessons – fast, and auto-forwarded.

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Universidad de Quintana Roo

Universidad de Quintana Roo

The University of Quintana Roo is a public  institution committed to the solid skills of their students, who are placed at the forefront of growth in the region and the country and in a close relationship with society.  Their comprehensive educational model encourages and develops values, attitudes and skills that enables  their graduates to join the social and economic development in a competitive environment.

   252 students

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12 English classes from Basic to Intermediate-

Students practice their oral language skills with the  Little Reader Learning Software System. Students differentiate phonemes and participate in asking questions and answers through the Total Physical Response ( TPR)  strategy.

December 12, 2013

DSCN0713 ATT’N JOY KOLLER EDUCATION CONSULTANT PROJECT DIRECTOR  As a President of the University of Quintana Roo, Campus Playa del Carmen and on behalf of our students, I would like to thank the foundation EEECF for your kind contribution to our student’s population. Our students as well as their English teachers welcomed your English  Program,  Little… Continue reading.

DIF Coba

IMG_5947DIF provides services for special needs children and offers various programs and therapies for children who learn differently. BrillKids English Little Reader curriculum has provided the chance for children to learn English in a fun and multi-sensory way. An important feature of Little Reader is the multi-sensory instructional approach, which greatly impacts children with language processing difficulties. Children interact with Little Reader and improve their oral language skills through using all their senses.

UNIDAD DE SERVICIOS DE APOYO A LA EDUCACION REGULAR

“Children who receive English class are bilingual (Spanish – Mayan) experience with the third language is good, children are becoming  familiar with the English language. I note the pronunciation skills and a strong, constant and optimal interest classes. Always attend. It is a good program, I am grateful for the group of children and would like to coordinate to the extent of interest and other new groups, this program can be extended to other groups of infants. Joy thank you very much, Helen and Victor.”


Los niños que reciben la clase de ingles son bilingües (español – maya) la  experiencia con el tercer idioma es buena, los niños se están familiarizando con la lengua inglesa. Observo habilidad para la pronunciación y un marcado, constante y optimo interés por las clases. Siempre asisten. Es un buen programa, estoy agradecida en nombre del grupo de niños que coordino y me gustaría que en la medida del interés de otros y nuevos grupos, este programa se pueda hacer extensivo a otros grupos de infantes. Muchas gracias Joy, Helen y Victor.”
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