Number one for English language teachers

Teaching children listening

This section contains articles and downloadable resources to help you teach listening to children.

Speaking and listening

  • Storytelling and drama

    In this extract from 500 Activities for the Primary Classroom, Carol Read tells us how to incorporate story-based lessons and drama activities into the English-language classroom.

  • Speaking and listening: Sing the colours

    Author: Lisa Dold Level: Starter/beginner Type: General lesson plan

    This illuminating lesson plan by Lisa Dold helps young learners to understand and produce the colours, to learn the structure I can..., to sing the nursery song I Can Sing a Rainbow and to complete a listening activity based on the vocabulary.

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