What does Optima Language Teach?
Single Words: Optima Language uses pictures, actions and illustrations to teach a wide range of important vocabulary: nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions and questions.
Sentences: Optima Language teaches children to apply their vocabulary to a structured sequence of sentences. Children begin with simple sentences such as ‘the man is walking’ or ‘the bag is big’ and progress quickly to ‘the small boy is running quickly’ or ‘why are the noisy girls singing loudly?’
Social Phrases: Optima Language covers everyday phrases that are heard and used widely in schools: Hello, Pardon, Sorry, Line up, Sit down please, Home time, Lunch time, Wash your hands, May I join in?, I don’t understand, I am hungry/thirsty/worried.