Learning Dutch theme Emotions

Teach children easily and quickly 13 words associated with the Emotions theme using our Android / iOS app

Practice Emotions

Content of the Emotions theme

Angry, happy, sad, what other emotions are there? Learn 13 new words using fun games!

  • blij
  • verdrietig
  • boos
  • bang
  • verlegen
  • schrikken
  • nieuwsgierig
  • verbaasd
  • gek
  • chagrijnig
  • moe
  • verliefd
  • trots

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Learn app Dutch with Emma

Emotions theme is one of the 46 themes of the app Learn Languages with Emma. Through games, children playfully increase their vocabulary. The Test module provides parents, teachers, and counselors the ability to follow the child's level and keep track of their progress.

Practical Tips for the Theme Emotions

In the app, children can learn new words by exploring the Emotions theme. It is important for children to engage in additional activities to help them use these words in everyday situations.
Here are some helpful tips:

  • Roleplay: show all kinds of emotions with your face
  • Let someone pick an emotion and show it to you. Can you guess the shown emotion?
  • Draw circles (faces) on a paper and give each one of them a different emotion.

Emotions Slideshow

With this activity, the child is introduced to the new words for the first time. The ease of use makes this activity suitable for children 2 years and older. The words are presented in an attractive visual way. The app speaks the word shown after which the child repeats the word.

With this activity the spelling can also be taught to children able to read.

Emotions theme presentation of the Dutch app for children
Emotions theme memory game of the Dutch app for children

Emotions Memory game

Find all the pairs in the game! The words are pronounced when the cards are turned over. If two identical cards are found, a short exercise appears. The cards are shown in large format, the spelling is shown, and the child can repeat the pronunciation with the push of a button.

Many children and parents play Memory together. In addition to learning new words, it is also a fun joint use of time.

Emotions theme Language test (reading and listening) of the app Dutch for children

Language test for toddlers and preschoolers

The language test measures the vocabulary knowledge of the Emotions theme. The following keys are available:

  • Test word recognition based on pronunciation.

  • Test word recognition based on spelling.

  • Combination: test recognition of words based on pronunciation or spelling.

The language test is also regularly used separately to determine the language level of the child from start. For example, to create different groups while trailing a group of children in Dutch.

Results of the language test

After performing the language test, the results can be viewed by parents and educators. You can see for each word whether the correct answer was given and the time it took to answer.

Test results remain available on the device for a few weeks. This gives parents and educators insight into the improvement of vocabulary knowledge over time.

Test results provide insight into the child's vocabulary knowledge of the Emotions theme

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