In our PRIME Cubs classes (1 hour per class) children will learn and develop their English language skills. Every class they will practice their speaking, reading, writing & listening skills with a native British teacher. Books and resources are provided by us. We separate the classes into 4 levels.
Level 1 = Just beginning to learn English, but knows the alphabet, numbers, greetings and a handful of simple words and phrases.
Level 2 = Has been learning English for a while,. They can have some basic conversations, can read simple books and know more than 500 words.
Level 3 = Has a very good grasp of English, can speak well in many ways and about a variety of different topics. They can read more lengthy books and engage in a variety of different tasks well.
Level 4 = More or less fluent in English. They can communicate effectively and write comprehensively. Students in this level broaden their general knowledge through learning about a variety of interesting topics.
Reading to learn the language
Reading for content information
Reading for cultural knowledge and awareness
Using Plain English
Knowing Your Audience
Focusing on the message
Comprehending and interpreting
Analysing and evaluating
Before a child is allocated a class, they should first be checked by the English tutor on a one to one basis to see what their current English level is.
For children who need more support, or for higher level children, one to one tuition is also available.
This level uses our ‘Learn’ workbook collection. These include:
Letter Skills - book one
Letter Skills - book two
Numbers - book one
Numbers - book two
Reading & Writing Skills
As well as the workbooks, flashcards, story books & realia items should also be used to blend the learning. Story books from the Oxford Reading Tree can be accompanied well in this level.
Level 2, Level 3 & Level 4
These levels derives the learning from short fiction & non-fiction books. These are levelled, and can therefore be adopted for the classes ability. Worksheets, discussion cards and other applicable resources accompany these. Essay writing tends to be a focal point in level 4.
All resources are provided to the student.