Summer in the City. Children 4 - 5 years old

Summer in the City can never be dull with the British Council summer programme for children. Encourage your child to come and explore the world together with Timmy with our flexible one-week courses in a relaxed and fun English-speaking environment! 

Our innovative play-based methodology will enable your child to learn language naturally, in context. The children will learn English with the Academy Award®-winning Aardman  animated characters Timmy and his friends, through Timmy Time adapted videos, stories, songs, movement,  arts and crafts and much more. They will follow Timmy into the world of pirates and treasure, magicians and superheroes. What are you waiting for? Let your child join the summer fun now!

The programme is structured into one-week stand-alone modules.  The two hour lessons are build around edited Timmy Time videos and focus on developing basic communication skills as well as increasing the children’s confidence.  

Themes

• Timmy’s fantastic adventures
Week 1 (24 - 28 June), Week 5 (22 – 26 July) sau Week 9 (19 - 23 August)

Timmy’s fantastic adventures focuses on the theme of castles and dragons. The children will watch the Timmy Time episodes Timmy’s Castle and Timmy and the Dragon, will learn vocabulary associated to the topic (dragon body parts, castle vocabulary, fairy tales characters) and songs related to the theme and will complete a series of arts and crafts projects and worksheets.

•  Timmy’s fun travels
Week 2 (1 - 5 July) sau Week 6 (29 July - 2 August)

Timmy’s fun travels focuses on the theme of transport and play things. The children will watch the Timmy Time episodes Timmy and the Balloon and Timmy and the train, will learn vocabulary associated to the topic (means of transport, toys, colours and shapes) and songs related to the theme and will complete a series of arts and crafts projects and worksheets

Timmy’s magical world
Week 3 (8 - 12 July), Week 7 (5 - 9 August) sau Week 11 (2 – 6 September)

Timmy’s magical world focuses on the theme of magic and treasure finding. The children will watch the Timmy Time episodes Timmy Learns Magic and Timmy Finds Treasure, will learn vocabulary associated to the topic (magicians and magic tricks, pirates and treasure) and songs related to the theme and will complete a series of arts and crafts projects and worksheets.

Timmy saves the day!
Week 4 (15 – 19 July) sau Week 8 (12 – 16 August)

Timmy saves the day! focuses on the theme of helping others. The children will watch the Timmy Time episodes Timmy the Hero and Doctor Timmy (carnival characters, actions, health and medicine vocabulary, body parts), will learn vocabulary associated to the topicand songs related to the theme and will complete a series of arts and crafts projects and worksheets.

Course information

  • Levels

    The course is addressed to all children aged 4 and 5; no previous knowledge of English is required.

  • Age requirement

    4 - 5 years old on 30 September 2019

  • Programme

    Each theme is one week long.

    Lessons and activities are from Monday to Friday, as follows:

    Early Years: 9.00 – 11.15

    • 9.00 – 10.00 lesson
    • 10.00 – 10.15 break*
    • 10.15 – 11.15 lesson

    * It is recommended children bring sandwiches or other snacks

  • Premises

    Main centre, 14 Calea Dorobanți

Costs

The cost per module is 275 RON. It includes  the stationery and materials required for all the lessons and activities. 

Registration

If the children are 4 years old by 30 September 2019, they can be registered directly. If they are 5 years old starting with 30 September 2019, their English language level must be assessed through a free placement test offered by the British Council. Please, book a level test here.

If the participants are current British Council students, or they have already done a placement test at the British Council in 2019, they can contact the Customer Service Team, at our location, by phone at 021 307 96 00, by email at contact@britishcouncil.ro or contact us.

Places are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.