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English in Early Childhood

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Discover how very young children learn English as an additional language and how you can help them progress.

About this online course

Teaching English to children while they’re still learning their mother tongue is a challenging but rewarding prospect. In this free online course, you’ll learn how and why children learn best through play.

What can parents and practitioners do to enable children to get the most out of a learning experience?

This course for parents and practitioners will explore how young children learn English and investigate many more aspects of early childhood learning and development.

British Council educators will share their insights and experiences, so that you can learn how to best talk to young children; how to create the best environment for them to learn English as an additional language; and how to monitor their progress.

Through articles, videos and live events you will hear from early childhood experts and parents, and see for yourself how young children learn inside the early years classroom. At every stage, you will be offered tips, advice and downloadable resources that will help you with teaching English as a foreign language to children.

 

Start dates: Available now

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