Primary Essentials

Learn about the essentials of teaching English to young children aged 7 to 11 and help your students reach their full potential.

More and more children are beginning to learn English at a very young age, and the TeachingEnglish Primary Essentials course will give you the tools to teach them successfully. The course takes you through the principles and practice of primary English language teaching and gives you practical solutions to the challenges you face in your primary class.

This course is led by an experienced British Council teacher trainer to ensure that you get the support and individual attention you need to succeed. Combining the flexibility of an online course with being part of a community of English language teachers and experts, you can study when and where you want and participate in professional discussions at a time that suits you.

Take this course with the world’s English experts and you will:

  • Develop your classroom management skills to create the best learning conditions for primary students.
  • Learn how to use video, audio and social media to engage young learners.
  • Identify techniques for using songs and games to enhance children’s learning.
  • Know how to link your lesson planning to the young learner curriculum.

It has been an uplifting experience. My classes have got more dynamic and interesting.”