#198: How to Teach English to Your Children

In today’s podcast Andrea is joined by Ksenia and Agniezka, who are both part of the RealLife English team. They share different tips for teaching English to kids and they also talk about their own experience teaching it to their kids.


  • How to Teach English to Your Children

Words You’ll Learn:

  • Customer success: similar to “Customer support”; a department in a company that’s in charge of responding to customer’s questions and concerns.
  • Have a realization: to become aware of something.
  • A clean slate: not considering past experiences. Children are said to be born a “blank slate”, meaninig that they have no previous mental systems.
  • Hit the nail on the head: to describe exactly what is causing a situation or problem
  • Be like a sponge: the state of being able to absorb a lot of new information at once.
  • It’s down to personal preference = it depends on one’s likes or dislikes.
  • Set a routine = to establish a routine.
  • Skip a class = to miss a class.
  • Easier said than done: we can talk about doing something, but when we try to do it, it’s not so easy.
  • Emotional wellbeing: the state of feeling well.
  • Reception class (UK): the first year of primary school (kindergarten in the US)
  • Phonics: the study of the individual sounds of a language.
  • Kinesthetic learning: a type of learning that’s characterised by movement.
  • Nursery rhymes: a short rhyme for children that often tells a story
  • Mindset: the established set of attitudes held by someone.
  • Trial and error: the process of experimenting with various methods of doing something until one finds the most successful.


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  • Mohammad nadani says:

    Hello Dears,
    You are really appreciated to share this kind of podcast that can be helpful for our listening..
    I suppose that length of audio is too long and you can make it shorter …💙🙏🌹

  • Sherzod JURAYEV says:

    Hi guys, how are you? Thanks so much,your podcast help to me improve English listening skills

    • Agnieszka Tkacz says:

      Did you like it? 🙂

  • Lina says:

    Thanks I really appreciate this tips. Could you please send me the book you mentioned it’s about dr?? How I couldn’t hear it well.

    • Agnieszka Tkacz says:

      Hello Lena! Andrea mentioned Dr.Seuss’s Books. We’re happy that you like the podcast 🙂