Knowing how to get from one place to the next in a foreign language is super important while traveling! Getting lost in the middle of a unknown city can be very scary! I’ve included phrases like, “We need to cross the street,” because it’s something you say with your kids when you’re out. But it’s also a great phrase to have on hand when in a foreign place!
“The bus is coming,” works well with yesterday’s phrase! It’s always a fine balance between being early for the bus but not being so early that you stand around waiting forever! We used to take the bus all the time when we were living in Europe. Their public transportation system is very well organized, so we enjoyed taking it!
Have you gone on a trip abroad and used their public transportation system? How did it go?
While in Lisbon, we lived next to a castle! We could walk by it whenever we wanted and learn all about the religious conflicts from that time period! It was an amazing experience living so close to such an incredible place filled with rich history! I could have totally used today’s phrase, “Let’s go on a walk,” while we were there. You might not live near a castle here in the United States 😜 but you can still use this phrase the next time you head out with your family!
This week we are using phrases that you might use while in the city! We’ve lived in many places around the world, including large cities like Munich, Germany and Curitiba, Brazil! Although I prefer smaller towns versus big cities, I totally enjoyed our time while we were there! Use the phrase, “Don’t play in the street,” the next time you are out with your kids!
Only a Mom would make sure to include a cleaning phrase while learning a foreign langue! Ha! I’m here for you, Mom. 😉 After all the fun has been had, use the phrase “We need to put this game away first,” before you move on to the next thing! It’s a great way to end your game time together.
Tell me… what is the WORST game to clean up?! 😜
My favorite game to do with family or friends are escape rooms! It’s just so much fun to figure things out and solve a mystery! In another life, I’d love to be a race car driver or someone who solves crimes. Because those 2 things totally fit the personality of someone who loves foreign language? 😆🤷♀️ Use the phrase, “This is my favorite game,” the next time it’s game night at your house!
Tell me… what’s your favorite game to play with friends or family? I’d love to hear some fun ideas!
This week, we’re practicing phrases that we use when playing games together! Although Hector isn’t super into board games, he does a great job about playing them anyway. Nolan will play Monopoly for hours if we let him! And it’s so hard to let him!! lol Sometimes Hector has to call the game because it’s taking so long! Use this phrase, “Let’s play a game,” the next time you want to play a game! And how about you: are you a board game family? Or are you not a fan like Hector?
This longer phrase, “Shake the water off your umbrella,” will give you a little challenge as we head into the weekend! Are you an umbrella person? I recently learned from our community manager Kaeti that longtime Pacific Northwest people say they are so used to the rain, they don’t use umbrellas. Like, what?! You just step into a shower with your dry clothes on? 🙉
Well, if you like staying dry and use an umbrella, it’s always a good thing to teach your kids good manners by shaking off the water from an umbrella before they head inside!
I’d love to know if you are team Umbrella or team shower with your clothes on. 🤣