Beryl has taught children to read for many years, is a qualified TEFL teacher and understands the difficulties children face when they move to a new country. A fun way to start is to read picture books. The pictures always give a clue as to what is happening.
Ride the big red bus with the bears. Watch them catch the big fish, and choose what colour T-shirt you like best.
Ask the questions outlined to enhance young readers' comprehension of the story, practise counting and recognising colours.