Why it's a good idea to try this program
Giving your child an opportunity to practice what he/she learned from dino lingo Japanese DVDs and flash cards. We believe interactivity and face to face conversation is crucial to gain practical language skills.
Testing the progress of your child after using Dino Lingo Japanese program. It's extremely important to measure the progress of every learner in order for feasible and achievable targets.
Exposing your child to Japanese culture through different activities. Language learning cannot be complete without including the culture. Your child will truly enjoy communicating with a Japanese person and playing games in Japanese.
About the classes:
First class is free, its a trial class, no need to purchase anything, if you are satisfied with the first class and you want to continue, you can purchase any package you prefer.
Do I need to download special software (Skype)?
Yes, you need to have SKYPE installed in your computer. You can freely download the program here if you don't have it already.
Do I need to have a web camera?
Yes. Otherwise our teacher cannot interact with your child effectively.
Do I need to stand by my child during the lesson?
You need to start the computer and answer our call. It's not necessary to stand by your child throughout the whole lesson.
My child has a short attention span…
No problem our teachers will do everything to keep your child engaged including watching cartoons together and playing games.
My child cannot speak the target language (e.g. Japanese) at all…
No problem, our teachers are trained to start from the scratch (e.g. showing a picture of apple and saying "apple" in the target language). Our teachers can also speak English.
My daughter is 15 months old is it OK?
Based on our experience, the lessons usually are not effective for children younger than 2 years.
I am not sure if my internet connection is fast enough?
No worries, we will have a 5-minute test call before the first lesson and so far we did not have any connection problems. Additionally, if you ever get disconnected during any lesson, the teacher will call you back and complete the lesson.
Are Dino Lingo teachers certified?
Yes, all of our teachers have a certificate in language teaching.
What Kind of Lesson Plan Do you use?Our plans are subject to change based on your child's age, interest, attention span and language level.