English language activities for mother tongue children Berlin

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Hi, my German partner and I have two young children (2 and 5 years old.) We are looking for other English speaking families in north Berlin who would be interested in meeting up to promote the English language experiences of our children through walks in the forest, sports or play activities or events etc.

Please contact me if you are interested!

johnandrewtyson@aol.com 

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Hi there, I am looking for other English/German speaking familes, too. We moved to Berin in January. My son is turning 3 in May. I am German and my son's dad lives in the US, so I am trying to make sure my son hears as much English as possible. 

Let me know if you are interested,

Pia

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If you are willing to travel to Prenzlauer Berg on a Saturday morning, we have a weekly meetup/class for families who speak English (and not only Brits): https://britishsaturdayclubberlin.wordpress.com/ We have two groups at the moment - one 9:15 - 10:15 for kids who can walk but want their parents present (generally 18 months - 3 years), and one 10:30 - 12:00 for kids who can stay in the room by themselves (generally 3 - 7 years). We have bilingual group leaders who encourage the kids to speak English while reading books, playing games, and doing arts and crafts. During the second group, most of the parents hang out in the kitchen and chat.

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If you can't find people nearby and you could use a break, there is the american website starfall.com, even the free parts of which have a lot to mesmerize a pre-schooler  and will get your child speaking American. But beware, your child probably will probably learn how to read just by watching  at three years of age  so if you don't want your child to know reading before school starts then you probably want to avoid it.

 

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Hi everyone, thanks for the various posts and advice. We're in Heiligensee, near to Tegel forest and lake, not near to where most of you guys seem to be, but I'm confident we'll meet up sometime, possibly at the Saturday club (are these activities free by the way?) If I felt there was enough interest around here I would organise something like that too...

 

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Our daughter is six and we live in Friedrichshain. We are an English / German family. We'd also be interested contacts with other English native speaking families, preferably with people who are likely to be here on a more permenent basis.

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Hi, not sure if you're still looking for more local meet ups but my 3 year old and me live in Reinickendorf and would love some English language exposure! 

 

 

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Hi! We are a Canadian / German family and are interested in doing more English speaking activities in Zehlendorf, especially now that our daughter has started at our local German school. We also have a three year old who refuses to speak much English so far.

 

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Hi everyone,

I imagine you have all been caught up the last days with the new school year. Our 6 year old has just started the first year of primary in the local school here, has another bilingual boy (German/English) in his class and a bilingual girl (French/German.)  I'm still toying witht the idea of organising some activities around here - Reinickendorf-Tegel - if anyone is interested. Drop me a line, Satsuma, if you're still around. 

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Hi everyone,

We are a German/Canadian family with two kids (5 and 3 years old) who recently moved to Berlin, and we're living in Pankow area (north Berlin).  The kids are pretty bilingual, but my German still needs a lot of work!  Anyway, we'd love to do some activities (parks, walks, children's activities, etc.) with other English speaking families in the area, or we could even meet up somewhere in the middle.  Get in touch if interested.

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Hey, I would be up for starting a little meet up in the North, Tegel is lovely or PinkePanke childrens farm? my email is nokizerbi@hotmail.com

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If you want to mix it with some sport, there is gaelic sports every Sunday morning with Setanta Berlin at Gleisdreieck. Kids are split into 2 groups, U10 and total beginners, and then 10-14. All equipment supplied, just brink kids with footwear suitable for running on grass, and something to drink.

 

The session is from 11:00 to 13:00, and English is the primary language, though most of the coaches speak some German for kids not fully English language confident.

 

More information here: https://www.facebook.com/setanta.berlin.sport/

 

Or if you are not on Facebooik, the club has a web site here: https://www.setanta-berlin.de/

 

Google map location here: https://www.google.de/maps/place/Park+at+Gleisdreieck/@52.4982661,13.3711297,18z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x5c368c54cfd1eb6!8m2!3d52.4940269!4d13.3759082

 

 

 

 

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