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Educational resources for the classroom

Le toboggan can also source educational resources, such as student and teacher books and materials for the classroom.

Those resources are adapted to several language levels A1, A2… and the age of the learners.

We do not carry any stock but all resources can be received within 5-6 weeks.

Here are some of the resources we can quote on:

 

SPANISH

Publisher: Difusion

Textbooks:

AULA 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5

C de C1

Campus Sur

Reporteros

Lola y Leo 1, 2

 

Publisher: Edelsa

Textbooks:

Experiencias 1, 2, 3, 4

Vente 1, 2, 3, A1, A2

Embarque A1, A2, B1, B2

Meta ELE A1, A2, B1, B2.1, B2.2

Meta ELE final 1, 2

Tema a Tema

Asi se habla en el nivel B1, B2, C

Dominio

Pasaporte

Nuevo Ven 1, 2, 3

Eco 1, 2, 3, A1, A2, B1

Espanol, por supuesto 1, 2, 3, 4

Codigo ELE 1, 2, 3, 4

Chicos y chicas 1, 2, 3, 4

Jovenes 1, 2, 3, 4

Submarino

Colega 1, 2, 3, 4

La pandilla 1,2

Los trotamundos

 

Publisher: EnClave ELE

Textbooks:

Mision ñ

Uno, dos, tres …Ya!

Clave de Sol 1, 2, 3

Generacion 3.0

En accion A1, A2

Genial! A1, A2

Bienvenidos de nuevo A1, A2

Conexion plus B1, B2

Dale al DELE A1, A2, B1, B2, C1

DELE escolar A1, A2, B1

Destrezas ELE: espresion escrita, comprension auditiva, expression oral, comprension lectora

Dale a la gramatica

Dale a la conjugacion

Viva el vocabulario

 

Publisher: Edinumen

Textbooks:

Clan 7 con hola amigos!

Espacio joven

Mundo real internacional

Adelante!

Adelante con la Eso

Espacio joven 360 °

Club prisma

Cuadernos de vacaciones

Nuevo Prisma

Trazos

Escala

Etapas

Aprende espanol con …. A1, A2, B1

 

 

FRENCH

 

Publisher: Didier

Textbooks:

Le DELF A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2

Edito C1

Passe-passe A1.1

Generation A1 to B2

Ludo et ses amis 1 to 3

Decibel 1 to 3

 

Publisher: Hachette

Textbooks:

Les petits loustics 1,2

Les loustics 1, 2, 3

Super Max A1, A1.1

Grenadine A1, A1.1

Tatou le matou 1, 2

Adomania A1, A2, B1

Adosphere A1, A2, B1

Le kiosque A1, A2

Le mag’ A1, A2, B1

Extra A1, A2, B1

Bien joue! A1, A1.1, A1.2, A2

Preparation a l’examen du DELF A1 to B2

Cosmopolite A1, A2, B1

Alter Ego+ A1, A2, B1, B2

Texto A1, A2, B1

Totem A1, A2, B1

Scenario A1, A2

Alter Ego A1, A2, B1

Agenda A1, A2, B1

Le nouveau taxi A1, A2, B1

 

Publisher: Edition maison des langues

Textbooks:

 

 

Maps in Spanish and in French

World maps

World region maps

Country maps in local languages

 

Posters for the classroom in Spanish

Musical instruments

My emotions

Food wheel

Transport modes

Shapes

Fruit

Vegetables

Birds

Insects

The water cycle

The solar system

The Earth

The Sun

 

For more information email us at info@letoboggan.com.au

 

 

 

 

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Spanish and French workshops 2019 Term 1

Our Spanish and French workshops for children 3 to 6yo are back in 2019.

We find children learn better when they are having fun so we play while learning Spanish or French. We encourage interactivity between the children so they get to practise their language skills.

Some of the activities of our workshops are:

Reading stories, craft, playing games, singing songs, baking, drawing, colouring, writing, treasure hunting, etc…

Time and places are as follows:

Spanish

Saturdays – 8:45 to 9:45, at the restaurant El asador, 324 Bulwer street, Perth

French

Saturdays – 10:15am to 11:15am, at the restaurant El asador, 324 Bulwer street, Perth .Tuesdays – 4pm to 5pm, at 78 Lesueur Pass, Beeliar (SOR)

Starting on Tuesday 5th February

Cost is $20/child/session. Discount available when 2 children are enrolled at the same time. FREE trial session. Pay as you go. No charge if you cannot attend.

We kindly request that you notify us if you are enrolled and cannot attend and if you wish a FREE trial session. We want to make sure there are enough resources for all the children.

Email us for more info info@letoboggan.com.au

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A multicultural gift for Christmas

Opening little minds up to other cultures is giving the gifts of curiosity, love of learning about and from others but also tolerance. Taking your children to cultural festivals, making them taste foreign foods, reading books in foreign languages, reading foreign stories translated in English, playing games are all great ideas to offer this multicultural exposure without having to travel.

Here is a list of multicultural ideas that you might like to have at home. They are fun and great for learning.

  • A world atlas
  • Memory games: Arabicity, Arabicouples, Cities of the world
  • City pop ups: Paris, New York and London
  • Stories about Africa: Bella’s adventures in Africa, African animals ABC, African tales
  • Bilingual English-Ngaanyatjarra(Goldfields Aboriginal dialect) Australian  grub life cycle
  • World stories: Lin Yi’s lantern, The Faery’s Gift

Contact us for more suggestions.

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Book review: ‘Professor Wimp, or a screw, a hammer and the Know-it-all robots’

In Polish, from 6yo.

Professor Wimp is a very busy inventor. He is always welding something, or tightening screws, or greasing hinges and designing ever newer contraptions and robots. However, not all of them turn out to be as useful as he’d planned…

More information on http://bit.ly/2RS8Dgq

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2018 Q4 French & Spanish workshops

We run Spanish & French workshops for children 3-6yo.

We encourage learning through play-based activities. We sing, play games, read stories, do craft, have fun…

For more information on our free trial class email us at info@letoboggan.com.au

Our sessions run for 1hr including packing time.

Spanish

Saturday 8:45 am at the El Asador restaurant, Perth.

French

Tuesday 4pm, Beeliar.

Saturday 10:15am at the El Asador restaurant, Perth.

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The Culture Kid – The bilingual advantage: 10 STRATEGIES LEADING LANGUAGE EXPERTS ARE TEACHING IN 2018

Shannon Kelly from the Cultured Kid has interviewed 10 experts in raising bilingual children and asked them for tips.

We proudly contributed by offering the following advice:

“When deciding to raise your children in multilingual environment have a clear objective.

Are you happy with a passive bilingual or do you wish your child to be bi-literate? Whatever your goal is, you will require resources, time, ways to find exposure.”

You can download the full article by using the below link.

https://www.theculturedkid.com/p/expert-interviews-pdf

Shannon also offers French and Spanish language programs for preschoolers. They are so well designed that you do not need to language yourself to teach your child. You will find more information on www.theculturedkid.com

 

 

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World Read Aloud Day 2018

Happy World Read Aloud Day!

What special book are you reading to or with your children today?

We do a lot of reading at home, my children are too young to read by themselves but they love books. Today we are sharing a few tips to make reading a book more fun!

  • Make it fun! Use different voices, exaggerate reactions, do not be afraid to play silly.
  • Ask questions about the pictures, the story. Can you guess what is going to happen next? What would you done differently?
  • Ask them to describe what they see, can they guess the story?
  • Make ‘mistakes’. If your children are like mine they like correcting me when I change something in the story, unless we agreed to all change something.
  • All the above is even more important when you have been reading the same book for the 10th in a row. Repetition is their way to learn and they are registering different elements of the story at every reading.
  • Read a bout things they like, pirates, dinosaurs, fairies, knights, cars, animals, other cultures…
  • Never stop reading to your child even when they learn to read by themselves.
  • Keep reading, the more they see you read the more they want to do it.

If you are a multicultural family, think about bilingual books. They are a great resources as both parents can read in their language. Children get to learn new words in both languages.

Let’s read, read, read!

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Multicultural children book day 2018

Happy Multicultural children book day

When you are passing on your language to your children, it is not just about words, but about stories, culture, food, a special bond…
You are raising open-minded children who will see the world with more tolerance and will embrace other cultures more easily.
You are bringing down barriers and raising global citizens.

Here are a few resources to assist you with the language teaching:

First hundred words in Japanese

First Italian words
Il mio primo vocabolario

First Chinese words

My first book of Vietnamese words

First hundred words in Russian

Bilingual dictionary English-Portuguese

Learn a language (DVD with 6 languages)

Sing and Learn German

Mijn eerste 100 woorden

My big barefoot book of English-Spanish words
Oxford Children’s visual dictionary
Sing and learn Spanish
Spanish-English picture dictionary
First words Spanish

My big barefoot book of English – French words
French-English picture dictionary
First words English-French
First words French

Happy reading!

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Back to school!

Back to school!

In a fortnight children in Australia will start the school new year.
It is a very exciting time in our household as our son is going to pre-primary and our daughter is starting kindy.
Everyone is excited!

We have resources in several languages that will help you prepare for the big day.

Many more here.