Teaching Languages in Primary Schools: Putting Research into Practice

Find out more about this FutureLearn course from University of Southampton and the University of Essex.

Discover engaging, age-appropriate teaching methods and ideas to enhance your foreign languages teaching skills for children.

Learning a foreign language at a young age is known to support children’s problem-solving ability, creativity, and intercultural understanding. But many teachers report a lack of language teaching CPD opportunities and, as a result, often lack confidence in their language teaching.

On this course, you’ll learn practical teaching methods for teaching language and discover engaging tasks and projects for primary school students.

Using the latest young language learning research, you’ll be encouraged to reflect and experiment with new resources and improve your current language teaching practice.

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Research and insight

We have hundreds of case studies, research papers, publications and resource books written by researchers and experts in ELT from around the world. 

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