What Did You Bring Today?

What Did You Bring Today?

We have seen some very great Show and Tell speeches this month!

From magic kits, to books and pictures, to toys, to even Band-Aids, International Language House kids have brought some very cool stuff to show us!

Everyone brought a small speech or their Show and Tell Book to share information about what they brought.

Some of our Show and Tells were even a little bit interactive!

Let’s review some phrases we use every day in Show and Tell:

“What did you bring today?”
“I brought______________.”

“Where did you get it?”
“I got it at______________.”

“When did you get it? / Is it new?”
“I got it_______________.”

“Who gave it to you?”
“My_____________gave it to me.”

When our Show and Tell guest finishes their speech, we all say:

“Thank you for sharing! Can we play with it / look at it?”

Our guest can say “no” if their Show and Tell is too special. If it’s okay, they say “yes, but don’t break it / rip it / pull it, please!” It’s important for our students to show respect for each other and their belongings.


We love question time during Show and Tell because anyone can try to ask a question in English. It’s great practice for everyone to speak English to each other and not just the English teachers.

If your child doesn’t have Show and Tell but wants to still participate, maybe it would be a fun idea to think of English questions to ask together!

Here are some examples:

“Do you play with it every day?”

“Do you sleep in your bed with it?”

“Do you have any more?”

“What’s your favorite________?”

We are looking forward to our next Show and Tells. Let’s practice our English to make Show and Tell even more fun and unique!

End of First Term Already?!

End of First Term Already?!

The end of July has arrived! How quickly this term flew by…

First we hosted our annual Speech Day on Zoom for the parents! We had a total of 11 kids: 3 Jupiters, 4 Saturns, and 4 Mercuries. Everyone was so excited to present and no one had any big blunders!

We also got to celebrate our July birthdays together. Our birthday students received their homemade presents in their shimmery costumes.

Before our last day of the term, we also had Cleaning Day! We have always done cleaning at the end of each term, but from this year, it now has a whole new meaning.

Our kids cleaned their own cubbies, toys, and craft supplies boxes. We also cleaned the floors together and made sure everything was sanitized.

A special thanks to the volunteer mamas who came to clean the harder-to-reach places for us 🙂

And last, but not least, we have been able to enjoy pool time (in low group numbers at a time) every day!

What a hot couple of weeks it’s been. And now it’s summer break! Have a safe time in this heat!

We are looking forward to seeing you again in a few weeks 🙂