Beginner Level, Year 1-3

During the first years of English studies, the lesson periods in Sweden are short, 20-30 minutes once or twice a week, getting gradually longer. Some teachers just choose to take “English moments” at first when time allows. According to the Swedish Curriculum, these periods/moments should consist of songs/rhymes, vocabulary and dialogues/stories. presents these both within themes and as individual language practice links. Reading English words is not expected during the first year, but by the second year students can read and write simple words and phrases moving on to very short texts by year three.


Fairy Tale, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Background Dwarfs vs. dwarves Both spellings are used in this theme depending on the link. Please explain this to your students, or show only the one. Warm-up Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (0:54) Movie ...
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Feelings, 1-4

Warm-up I Got You - I Feel Good - Cartoon - YouTube Brown I Feel Good I Got You Cartoon A favourite of my former 4th-graders. Lyrics here Songs Tell Me How You Feel - ...
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St Patrick’s Day, 2-9

Background St. Patrick's Day Patrick’s Day is celebrated in many parts of the world, especially by Irish communities and organizations. Information for the teacher Warm-up St Patrick's Day Flashmob in Sydney by Tourism Ireland - ...
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Fairy Tales, in General

Related Topics: Little Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Cinderella Background This theme is different from the others in, as it mostly presents various fairy tale related materials to choose ...
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Language Practice

This grid lists selected, relevant links to activities and materials for Beginner Level. The categories help you find suitable materials for the specific language ability you wish your students to practise.