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Post time 2013-3-7 10:11:31 |Display all floors
My kid is 2.5 years old. She love to see the cartoon, Maisy mouse. I am not sure wheter you guys know about it,it's simple and since she has no objection, I choose the English version.

I am not sure whether it will help her to learn English.

Can anyone inspire me?



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Post time 2013-3-7 11:01:51 |Display all floors
Yes for sure your kid will learn

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Post time 2013-3-7 11:07:58 |Display all floors
mixboy Post time: 2013-3-7 11:01
Yes for sure your kid will learn

I am not sure whether she really listen to what the  cartoon says, maybe she just care about the motion pictures.

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Post time 2013-3-7 11:18:33 |Display all floors
Many children like watching cartoons. First of all, cartoons on the television are fun to see, so most kids want to watch them all day long because most children do not like being bored. That is why many young people are addicted to watching cartoons. Another reason is that children can learn many things from cartoons easily because they are funny and not dull. The last reason is that cartoons are fantastical, which means that they are not realistic. These three reasons are representative to why most children like watching cartoons and learn many things .

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Post time 2013-3-7 16:54:44 |Display all floors
This post was edited by jiayangguizi8 at 2013-3-7 16:56

Western (especially American) cartoons, are known to promote hidden, subliminal or indirect messages (including sex, violence and racism) to kids, while the parents think they are totally innocent means of entertainment.
Disney cartoons are well known for containing those kind of messages.
By letting your kid sit in front of the TV, you are not only contributing to her using her brain less, but you are also being lazy and irresponsible for letting a box educate your child.
Instead of letting your kid become another slave on the TV at such a young age, sit down with her and help her in her education. If you don't know enough English, get a qualified teacher to help her with educative games.

Examples of what I mean:
http://www.funnyjunk.com/funny_pictures/342799/Hidden+Cartoon+Messages/
http://listverse.com/2009/05/10/top-10-hidden-images-found-in-cartoons/

Interesting papers on the effect of TV on children:
http://www.bgsu.edu/departments/tcom/faculty/ha/tcom103fall2004/gp9/

And for the fun {:soso_e112:}:
http://www.collegehumor.com/article/830354/the-subliminal-disney


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Post time 2013-3-9 13:02:28 |Display all floors
Yes!

If you offer simple English backed with a relevant picture and a story line then it adds enjoyment to the process of learning and extends the attention span.

I speak from personal experience because that is largely how I leant to read.


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Post time 2013-3-9 13:32:14 |Display all floors
jiayangguizi8 Post time: 2013-3-7 16:54
Western (especially American) cartoons, are known to promote hidden, subliminal or indirect messages ...

I wathed desney cartoons a lot and did not notice what you said like sex or violence messages in it.

I just want to say, you shocked me by these pics listed in this page.
http://www.funnyjunk.com/funny_p ... n+Cartoon+Messages/

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