Returnees' English ability depends on a variety of factors: For example, personality; are they gregarious or shy? Did they attend an English speaking school? How long did they spend abroad? Did they live in an English speaking country? How old is the student, and crucially did they learn to read?
We always do a level check to determine which of our returnee classes is most suitable to join. We have many returnee lessons. There will be at least one that suits
Students who have never lived abroad CAN become bi-lingual, but they need to put in a lot of effort.
At Dave and Amy English School, we teach students that have never left Japan, but are able to join our returnee lessons (with children who have lived abroad for 3 or more years). Let’s go through what is necessary.
*** These tips are for our Japanese students in Japan---but of course, can be used by ANYONE to learn a 2nd language.
Tip # 1: READ.
How can Returnees retain English at a high level? and How can students who have never lived abroad become bi-lingual?
At Dave and Amy English School, we have taught a lot of returnees. We try to help returnees keep their fluency, comprehension, reading and writing abilities at a high level, and improve them. But it takes hard work. How do we do this effectively?
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