English in Early Childhood: Language Learning and Development
Monday 21 October 2019 to Sunday 01 December 2019

How do very young children best learn English as an additional language while they’re still learning their mother tongue? How and why do children learn best through play? What can parents and practitioners do to enable children to get the most out of a learning experience?

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

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.

You will join discussions and have the opportunity to interact live with our experienced educators.

  • Free online course
  • Duration: 6 weeks / 2 hours per week
  • Start date: 21 October 2019
  • Certificates available