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Authors:

Rebecca Kathleen S. Vidal, Ed.D.

Danica Marie V. Rivera

LANGUAGE for Pre-Kindergarten

Language goals in preschool are the same abilities to recognize and name actions and people, various sounds in the environment, the abilities to relate and classify words and ideas, and to express ideas in gesture and word.


Lavatelli (148) in a critical overview of early childhood education programs has identified two principles of language teaching:

  1. Child should hear directed at him/her a wide variety of well formed utterances to which he/she must make a response
  2. Language intervention programs should build into the teacher's head a model of how sentences are put together.


The contents of this book are arranged and sequenced accordingly so that after going through the learning experiences, the child is able to listen attentively, think analytically, make good judgment, speak with confidence, and use the English language correctly.


Children achieve the feeling of fulfillment when, through the use of language, they are able to express themselves to others.


Copyright © 2017

ISBN: 978-971-569-920-4

REBECCA KATHLEEN S. VIDAL, Ed.D.

is a graduate of A.B. major in Christian Education, 
Harris Memorial College, Manila – 1975. 
  • Master of Arts in Education, Cum Laude, (Guidance and Counselling), Adelphi College, Lingayen, Pangasinan – 1996
  • Thesis: “Perceived Developmental Needs of Six-Year Old Grade One Pupils in the Public Schools of San Fabian, Pangasinan

  • Doctor of Education, with Honors (2006), Lyceum Northwestern University, Dagupan City
  • Dissertation: “Five-Year Strategic Developmental Plan of Joyland School, San Fabian, Pangasinan”
  • Preschool Teacher (1976–1980), San Nicolas UMC – San Nicolas, Pangasinan, Wonderland School – Dagupan City
  • Head Teacher, Preschool (1980 – 1985), Mother Goose Playskool, Dagupan City, Pangasinan Universal Institute, Dagupan City
  • School Director (1985 to present) Joyland School, San Fabian, Pangasinan

• Books written by the author:

• Reading Is Fun – 1988

• First Lessons in Phonics – 1989, 2000, 2002, 2008, 2016)

• My Pre-Reading and Writing Book – 1995, 2002

• Moving Up in Phonics – 1992, 2003

• Language for Beginners – 2000

• Early Math Skills – 2002

• Enhancing Math Skills – 2002

• Progress in Math Skills – 2002

• Me and My Environment – 2004

• Pagbasa at Pagsulat ng Filipino sa Prep (2006)

• Pagbasa at Pagsulat ng Filipino sa Nursery (2015)

• Early Math Skills Nursery – Third Edition (2015)

  • Language for Nursery (2016)