Teaching english to young children

Enter the terms you wish to search for. This section is dedicated to teachers of primary children up to 12 years teaching english to young children. Find lesson plans, activities, stories and poems, articles and teaching tools to help you in your primary classroom. In this section you will find lesson plans, activities, stories, poems, songs and CLIL activities for teachers of young learners in the primary classroom.

This lesson plan for primary learners is about teachers and is ideal for celebrating World Teachers’ Day on 5 October. This lesson plan for primary learners aged 8-10 helps develop confidence in speaking skills. Tools for teachers to use in the primary, young learner and kids classroom. Make your own flashcards with our flashcard maker, download our useful posters or print off star charts. We have a fantastic new range of motivating and colourful classroom rules posters for your primary classroom.

In this section you will find practical teaching articles for teachers working in the primary classroom. In this article, Wendy Arnold and Rosie Anderson explore ideas around developing writing skills with young learners. Many parents would like to teach their children English at home, but don’t know how to start. Read our suggestions to find out! How do I start teaching my kids English at home?

It doesn’t matter if your own English is not perfect. The most important thing is that you are enthusiastic and that you give your children lots of encouragement and praise. Your child will pick up on your enthusiasm for the language. Don’t worry if your child doesn’t start speaking English immediately. Establishing a routine Establish a routine for your English time at home. It is better to have short, frequent sessions than long, infrequent ones.