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PBS's Slang Man's World - Children's Televison Review.

Updated on March 16, 2011

A couple of weeks ago, PBS premiered their new short-skit television program, Slang Man's World.

This one minute skit airs several times between the afternoon children's program on PBS kids.

With a host of colorful animated characters - in addition to Slang Man himself - this short skit encourages kids to "use your (their) words."

Each day a new word in a different language is introduced (today's words were Yi, Er, San - the Mandarin Chinese words for the numbers One, Two, Three) by way of a short song.

Since the minute skit airs several times; whether it be Russian, Chinese, Spanish and more; it's by way of repetition that children lean new words in a variety of languages.

Kids of all ages would enjoy this short skit of a show, and with daily observing will surely increase their vocabulary exponentially. It's the quickest way to help your child learn a new language.

So if you're looking for a great way to expand your child's vocabulary, and introduce him or her to words from different cultures and backgrounds, then Slang Man's World is the show for you and your child.

Short but effective, Slang Man's World is worth the minute it takes to watch it.

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    • Hello, hello, profile image

      Hello, hello, 7 years ago from London, UK

      That is a great idea. I love learning languages. I also think it can avoid a lot of trouble and misunderstandung. Thank you for your hub.

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thanks for a great hub and great ideas. thank for sharing. creativeone59

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      Veronica Allen 7 years ago from Georgia

      Thanks Hello, hello and Creativeone59 for your feedback. I really love programs like these that open up the world to my children.

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      Holle Abee 6 years ago from Georgia

      Wow, I'll have to check this out for the grands! Thanks, V!

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      Veronica Allen 6 years ago from Georgia

      Thanks habee for stopping by. This short skit is really worth watching. Especially since it regularly teaches kids a new word in a different language

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