Skill-based English Courses

These extension courses focus on presentation 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 setting that maximises interaction between teacher and students.

Effective Presentations (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:

  • think about a presentation topic, write cue cards and other presentation materials and deliver their presentation creatively with visual aids
  • develop their confidence to connect with, persuade and inform audiences
  • receive a video of their own presentation with personal feedback from our teacher at the end of the course.

Learning outcomes

Your child will:

  • give an interesting and engaging presentation
  • be able 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 Level 5 Plus and Level 6 Plus students who have registered for Primary Plus in the September or February semester.

Creative Writing (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:

  • develop their creative writing skills by working on genre analysis, idea generation and structural techniques
  • develop character creation skills and editing techniques
  • receive personal feedback on each piece of writing from their teacher.

Learning outcomes

Your child will:

  • generate ideas creatively and present them using appropriate writing techniques
  • be exposed to technical language related to text features and grammatical terminology.

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 Level 5 Plus and Level 6 Plus students who have registered for Primary Plus in the September or February semester.