Combining English vocabulary and phonics to give children the best start

This comprehensive course enables teachers to embed essential English vocabulary in their students. It will also help develop children’s awareness of the sounds of the English Language. Vocabulary is introduced gradually and the introduction of phonics concepts is systematic. Jolly English lays the foundations, so that children are prepared and ready for the Jolly Phonics programme. The course has been developed, so that it can be used flexibly to suit different classroom scenarios: Jolly English can be completed in a year or spread out over two years depending on the number of teaching hours available.

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Using the tried and tested principle of Presentation and Practice, children are introduced to new words and phrases. New language is introduced through a series of topic-based units. Age-appropriate activities using songs, chants, games and role-play. Multi-sensory activities hone children’s listening and speaking skills. All 42 sounds are introduced in the Jolly Phonics sequence. Continuous revision and consolidation built into the course. Develops children’s fine motor skills. Flexible, fun and easy to implement in school. Suitable for children age 3+.