Skill-based English Courses

These extension courses focus on speaking and writing skills. Course materials are specially designed by British Council experts. Classes are taught by experienced and internationally qualified teachers in a small-class, online setting that maximises interaction between teacher and students. 

Fluent Speaking – online course (P3–P4) [New]

This course focuses on developing your child’s speaking skills. Your child will learn how to speak more confidently and fluently in various true-to-life situations.

What is this course like?

Your child will:

  • participate in real-life spoken tasks which reflect activities they will do at school and at home, such as discussions, role plays, and presentations
  • develop their confidence when talking to and connecting with others
  • notice how formality of language changes in different situations and when it is appropriate to be formal or informal
  • develop their pronunciation to sound more natural and improve communicative ability. 

Course fee

Please refer to the timetable (PDF) at the bottom of the page for details.

Get 15% off* for registering for both Fluent Speaking and Confident Writing in one transaction.

*Terms and conditions apply.

Course length

6 weeks, 12 hours

One 2-hour lesson per week

Class size

12 students per class

This course is only available to P3 and P4 students who have registered for Primary Plus in the September or February semester.

Confident Writing – online course (P3–P4) [New]

This course focuses on developing your child’s writing skills. Your child will learn how to write various text-types more accurately and independently. 

What is this course like?

Your child will:

  • produce five pieces of writing from different genres and receive feedback on them
  • analyse and identify features of different text types, including a fairy tale, a letter of complaint, a novel and a play
  • notice the differences between formal and informal language and the impact this has on their writing
  • learn ways to extend their writing and make it more descriptive
  • learn strategies to plan their ideas before publishing. 

Course fee

Please refer to the timetable (PDF) at the bottom of the page for details.

Get 15% off* for registering for both Confident Writing and Fluent Speaking in one transaction.

*Terms and conditions apply.

Course length

6 weeks, 12 hours

One 2-hour lesson per week

Class size

12 students per class

This course is only available to P3 and P4 students who have registered for Primary Plus in the September or February semester.

Effective Presentations – online course (P5–P6)

This course focuses on honing your child’s public speaking skills. Your child will learn how to speak confidently when presenting their ideas in front of a group.

What is this course like?

Your child will:

  • give an interesting and engaging presentation 
  • develop their confidence to connect with, persuade and inform audiences 
  • develop their ability to communicate effectively and skilfully using visual aids 
  • improve their voice projection and pronunciation 
  • be able to think logically and creatively when presenting ideas.

Course fee

Please refer to the timetable (PDF) at the bottom of the page for details.

Get 15% off* for registering for both Effective Presentations and Creative Writing in one transaction

*Terms and conditions apply.

Course length

6 weeks, 12 hours

One 2-hour lesson per week

Class size

12 students per class

This course is only available to P5 and P6 students who have registered for Primary Plus in the September or February semester.

Creative Writing – online course (P5–P6)

This course aims to put grammar and writing skills into practice and to develop your child’s creativity.

What is this course like?

Your child will:

  • write an original short-story
  • develop their creative writing skills by working on genre analysis, idea generation and structural techniques 
  • develop character creation skills and editing techniques 
  • be exposed to technical language related to text features and grammatical terminology
  • receive personal feedback on their writing from their teacher.

Course fee

Please refer to the timetable (PDF) at the bottom of the page for details.

Get 15% off* for registering for both Creative Writing and Effective Presentations in one transaction

*Terms and conditions apply.

Course length

6 weeks, 12 hours

One 2-hour lesson per week

Class size

12 students per class

This course is only available to P5 and P6 students who have registered for Primary Plus in the September or February semester.