Other languages

Other languages

If your ears can hear the difference between Dutch and English, let’s get them working on other languages too. Fancy some Chinese numbers? Here’s how you count from 0 to 10 in Mandarin (which is the most used Chinese language).

Your favorite music!

Your favorite music!

Around the world, people like all sorts of different music. For some, music is vital. For others, it’s just noise. But for many, music tells the stories we don’t know how to tell ourselves, helps us understand or cope with our feelings, distracts us from…

Your Party

Your Party

Stromae – Ta Fête [Couplet 1] Il est l’heure, fini l’heure de danser Danse, t’inquiète pas tu vas danser Balance-toi, mais tu vas te faire balancer Défonce-toi, mais tu vas te faire défoncer [Refrain] Tu aimerais faire ta fête Ta mère veut te la faire…

TiE, gr 5, Support by Kylie

TiE, gr 5, Support by Kylie

TiE, Group 5, Unit 2: Food         My Friend Hetti Kylie van Dam   My friend Hetti Is made of spaghetti. Not pizza, or sandwiches, Or little grains of rice, But long thin oily swirls of Spaghetti, My friend Hetti. How nice!…

TiE, gr 6, Support by Kylie

TiE, gr 6, Support by Kylie

TiE, Gr 6, Support Material by Kylie van Dam   Unit 2: Shopping The Supermarket Song Kylie van Dam I’m going to the supermarket, What can I buy? I’ve got bank notes and change, And an eye on the price. A shopping list, A shopping…

Some Interesting Reading.

Some Interesting Reading.

Here are some pages we will use in school, for reading out loud. http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/animals/horse.html https://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/gaming https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YouTuber And now some books and poems. The Ugliest Dog in the World. Bruce Whatley. Everybody sees my dog differently. My dad thinks she is the ugliest dog in the…

Tuning and Beats

Tuning and Beats

There are two really important things you need to get right when learning music: how to tune your instrument how to stay in time (on the beat)   Here are some links to help with that. If you’re not keen on these, go search for…

Nederlands Reclames met Engels Slogans.

Nederlands Reclames met Engels Slogans.

Here’s your task: 7 English slogans you hear used in Dutch adverts. Write them in English, like I have below, then translate them, then write them three more times in English. Here are some I heard on the TV the other night.   Nissan Qashqai…

Playing the Cajon

Playing the Cajon

So…let’s get some rhythm going! Here are different teachers, in Dutch and English, giving lots of information about the Cajon and how to play it. If you don’t like their lessons, search and see who else you can find. It’s your music!!!!!!!      …

One lesson, two lessons.

One lesson, two lessons.

One lesson, two lessons. One song, two songs. One teacher, two teachers. One website, two websites. In English, when we have two or more of something, it’s called ‘plural’. We usually show the plural just by adding a ‘s’ to the end of a word. One…