The importance of teaching your child English from an early age
By Hebe Adventures

Language learning begins at an early age. The sooner your child is immersed in a foreign language, the faster he will acquire it naturally and easily.

It is important that your child is bilingual, that he can open up to the world, discover the sounds of the English language from an early age. Being used to hearing and speaking English will make his life easier, there is no doubt about it.

Today, there are many solutions to help our children discover the language of Shakespeare, from an early age.

Here are 7 language tools to introduce your child to English:

  • I choose a bilingual babysitter;
  • I make him watch a cartoon in English;
  • I introduce him to books in English;
  • I take it to an English bookshop;
  • I make him listen to songs in English;
  • I'm sending him for a roommate in an English-speaking country;
  • I send him for a language exchange with an English-speaking host family

What is the child language exchange?

Child language exchange is based on reciprocity. The two families undertake to receive and accommodate the child. This solution allows your child to become more independent, to gain self-confidence and to improve their academic results in a modern language. It is a pleasant way for him to make new friends and discover a new culture, while learning and practicing the language of his choice.

However, in order to provide a pleasant and serene language exchange for your child, it is essential to choose an accommodation intermediary who has proven its quality and experience in managing English-speaking host families, in particular host families. Irish. Where does the role and mission of our company HEBE Adventures come from, which was designed to meet the expectations of different parents around the world by improving the experience of English language exchange among the youngest.

Doing a language exchange in Ireland is a great idea for your child

Also known as the Emerald Isle, Ireland is renowned for its stunning, vivid green landscapes, quaint little villages, turbulent history, people's love of music and storytelling, its famous writers including Yeats, Joyce, Beckett and above all, for the hospitality of its people.

Indeed, in recent years, Ireland has transformed into an incredible tourist destination for travelers from all over the world, especially children and young people who are increasingly staying with Irish host families in order to to perfect their English. Indeed, Irish hospitality has made the reputation of this country and more and more parents trust Irish families as part of a perfect language exchange for their child.

Ireland is an excellent choice of destination for a child language stay and to improve your English, because it is located not far from Switzerland, France, Belgium or Luxembourg. It takes approximately 1h30 between Paris and Dublin and Brussels and Dublin and 2h15 between Geneva and Dublin. This proximity is very reassuring to parents of children doing their first language exchange abroad.

Thanks to Hebe Adventures, you will find a correspondent who shares the same passions and interests as your child. In order to help you select the ideal family (based on your personal, religious and dietary preferences), you can consult the different profiles and opinions of members of the Hebe community. With secure messaging, you and your child can get to know the chosen family directly. Over the course of the exchanges, friendship is created even before the meeting.

However, your child deserves to have a safe language exchange by learning about Irish culture, connecting with new environments and places, and perfecting their English in a relaxed way.

It is for this reason that the safety of your child is our top priority, hence the introduction of three major accommodation safety measures in Ireland.

1) Police control:

Hébé performs background checks on all Irish families to ensure that no family member has a criminal record.

2) Hebe Verification:

Hébé personally visits each host family in Ireland before the family welcomes your child as part of their English language exchange.

3) Personal Verification:

Parents have the right to communicate with the Irish host family before booking your son or daughter's trip to Ireland.

And like that, by being part of the Hebe community, your child learns a foreign language, especially English, in safety while creating new friendships and living a memorable experience.

HEBE Adventures' reputation in the accommodation field for English-speaking families is that it offers parents a unique service package for their child, providing them with continuous 24/7 assistance and coordination with Irish host families who listen to their needs.

Finally, through an intuitive opinion system, parents can rely on the experience of a large number of parents and children who have stayed with English families, in order to be able to have an objective, informed and reliable on the linguistic exchange of your child with his future Irish family.

So what are you waiting for to find a good English pen pal for your son or daughter? Hébé Adventures is at your disposal to help you find the best language exchange for your child.

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