Midisaurus English Kindergarten is an English program for children of 3 to 6 years old.
The program comprises a series of progressive readers, activity books and multimedia resources. Children acquire English skils through shared reading, fun activities, role playing, music and movement, rhymes and songs.
Midisaurus English adopts a holistic approach to language learning. The program is designed based on a “Whole-Part-Whole” approach.
Enables children to acquire language skills in a gradual manner to increase their confidence in English usage.
The curriculum is carefully structured to ensure children acquire the key skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing.
Practical and daily English:
Relates language learning to real life situations to enable children to employ and practice their language skills in daily settings.
Learning through music:
Incorporates songs and rhymes with catchy melodies and coordinated actions, motivating children to learn English through music and movement.
Learning through play:
Interactive resources enable children to learn through play and prolong their attention span.
The MidiEnglish Kindergarten Student Pack comprises readers, workbook, assessment book, song book, posters, flashcards and audio CDs. These print materials are supported by interactive content used in the classroom, and reinforced in the home learning app.
Classrooms are equipped with the MidiEnglish Interactive Multimedia Library - a treasure trove of e-readers, songs, lessons and games designed to work on the interactive whiteboard or projector. These resources make learning fun and help children to prolong their attention span.
Readers and Songs
Children can listen to the readers along with animated pages. With the built-in recording function, children can hear the story narrated in their own voices. Every reader comes with a lively theme song to sing and dance along to and play rhythmic instruments with.
Vocabulary and Language Use
Children acquire new vocabulary through interactive lessons and activities such as word games and puzzles.
Practice conversation skills through role-play in a fun setting. Children learn common English phrases and record their own voice-over for animated characters.
A selection of activities integrate live video captures with animated graphics. Teachers can make use of this technology to introduce new concepts and encourage children to participate in lessons.
Home Learning App
With the MidiEnglish Home Learning app, learning is extended from the classroom to self-learning at home. Children can listen and read along with the animated readers; sing jingles and songs; play word activities; and improve their reading skills with the built-in speech recognition function.
Teachers are provided with teaching resources, including lesson guides and teaching suggestions. The program comes with a Teacher Support app for use on mobile devices to view workbook pages, lesson guides, program information and training videos.
Built-in assessment tracking tools are included in the Teacher Support App and the Student Home Learning App. Teachers and parents can track the progress a child has made in the word games and reading exercises that come with the Student App.
Midisaurus English Kindergarten is a 3-year program that comprises a Starter and 6 levels of study.
● Year 1 (Levels 1 and 2)
Reading: Read text with all repetitive sentences
Vocabulary: Match pictures to vocabulary words
Phonics: Beginning sounds /a/ to /z/
● Year 2 (Levels 3 and 4)
Reading: Read text with mostly repetitive sentences
Vocabulary: Identify pictures and words with help
Phonics: Short vowels, blends and digraphs
● Year 3 (Levels 5 and 6)
Reading: Read text with few repetitive sentences and poetry
Vocabulary: Identify pictures and words without help
Phonics: Long vowels and other sounds