Practise English in everyday situations

You can use English at home in many different situations. Here are our top tips for practising English in everyday situations. 

mother and daughter shopping for fruit
  • Use everyday situations such as getting dressed, cooking or shopping to practise English vocabulary with your child.
  • When you go shopping, give your child a short list (with words or pictures, depending on their age).
  • Ask them to find the items in the shop.
  • Practise the vocabulary again as you unpack the shopping at home.
  • Your child will have fun helping and practising their English at the same time!
  • Watch our video tip of a family preparing food together.
  • Watch our video tip of a family packing for a sleepover and download some ideas for using lists at home.

Watch a video tip:
https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/video-tips/preparing-food

Watch another video tip:
https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/video-tips/sleepover

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