TEACHING ENGLISH TO PRESCHOOL CHILDREN ONLINE: CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVES ABOUT TEACHING REMOTELY

Giulia Mainardi Dornelles, Aline Pacheco

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 The novel coronavirus pandemic has posed demanding challenges to the educational systems trying to adjust to the new emergency remote teaching. This article aims at conducting an analysis of the resources available for teachers to teach English to preschoolers online and the kind of activities that teachers could use and create to suit the age group adopting available technological resources. The proposal of the analysis is to verify how teachers can properly teach English to illiterate children remotely. Along with a brief literature review on some basic theoretical assumptions encompassed by the topic, we propose some lesson plans based on theoretical research and suggest activities that suit online teaching for synchronous and asynchronous classes. Lastly, we conduct an analysis and a discussion of current ideas based on theoretical research, which reveal how challenging it is to teach English to preschoolers in a pandemic context.


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