Keep English sessions short and varied

Children will enjoy learning English with regular sessions at home. Here are our top tips for keeping English sessions short and varied.

mother and daughter with a book
  • Regular English sessions with your child at home reinforce language and build confidence.
  • Don't try to do too much at once.
  • For very young children, limit sessions to 10-15 minutes. You can go up to 30-40 minutes as they get older.
  • Remember to include lots of variety in each session.
  • For example, you could sing a sing, read a story, play a game or do a craft activity together. 
  • You can read about how to start teaching English at home and how to motivate your kids in our articles.

Read an article:
https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/helping-your-child/how-start-teaching-kids-english-home

Read another article:
https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/helping-your-child/motivating-your-child

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