Presentation on theme: "What is it? LearnEnglish Kids is the British Council's website for children around the world who are learning English as a second or foreign language."— Presentation transcript:
2 What is it?LearnEnglish Kids is the British Council's website for children around the world who are learning English as a second or foreign language. This site has free resources for children to use at home, either independently or with family members or friends.
3 Benefits as learner…LearnEnglish Kids has lots of free online games, songs, stories and activities for children to have fun and learn English too.Kids also, can become a member, make you’re their own cool character and enter competitions. When they are a member they can comment across the site and answer questions in their turn to practice reading and writing.All the activities are thought to develop every skill (listening, writing, speaking and reading).
10 Benefits as teacher…Activities for homework, or during school holidays.You may use any of the materials on LearnEnglish Kids in your classroom.In the games section you will find online games and activities about topics that feature in many textbooks and syllabuses.In the listen and watch section you will find animated stories and songs especially written for children. Many of the stories and songs have worksheets that you can download and use in the classroom. You will also find videos, and online activities designed to practice listening skills.In the read and write section you will find worksheets that you can download to help children develop their reading and writing skills. You may use these in the classroom. There are also activities in this section that are designed to encourage children to send written contributions to the site.
11 Benefits as teacher…In the make section you will find online activities in which children can create something. There are also arts and crafts worksheets which you can download and use in the classroom. Watch the videos here of children making things.In the explore section children can find help with using LearnEnglish Kids, and with learning English. They will also find a list of links to websites that are suitable for children learning English.Teachers can find tips for using content from this site on the Teaching kids section of the British Council/BBC website Teaching English.If you would like to receive news about LearnEnglish Kids, sign up for the newsletter.
12 Benefits as parent…You can become a member of LearnEnglish Parents to download learning resources. As a member you can also watch video tips and download articles from language learning experts.Go to our Parents forum to share ideas and ask questions about helping your child learn English.if you would like to receive news about LearnEnglish Kids, sign up for our newsletter, join our facebook page or follow us on twitter.