English and Fairytales

Discover the English language through its most fascinating fairy tales. Enjoy learning with favorite fairy tale characters who have a wonderful, uncanny talent for making a lasting impression on children of any age. Professional early childhood teachers use a variety of tools to keep them interested and active. 

This course allows young learners to explore daily English language through traditional fairy tales. Students will explore key themes and topics such as; ‘what is friendship?’ and ‘where does food come from?’, as well as human emotions and interactions.  

When children engage in stories they can travel to many places and take part in many adventures. Children will be able to fly through the skies with the lost boys from Peter Pan, work in the forest with the three little pigs, and join a tea party with the Mad Hatter.  Through fairy tales, children can meet many different characters with unique traits and abilities.

Fairy tales help to open up a world of possibilities to early learners. Children can build vocabulary, start developing their writing skills, gain knowledge about the world, learn about a variety of social issues, meet with a range of emotional challenges, and start to understand the complex nature of personal relationships.

Who Is It Designed For
The course is designed for young children 4 – 5 years of age with limited knowledge of English. This is a starter course, an equivalent of pre A1 according to the Common European Framework for Languages. 

Course Length
2 modules of 45 academic hours each.

Timeline
Classes take place at the American College of Sofia twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 16:00 to 17:30 hrs.

Fees

Single-module fee

790 leva

Course fee

1550 leva

Second family member discount

10%

*VAT included

Benefits of Taking the Course 
Children build language skills over time by thriving in a fun and creative all-English environment. The world of fairy tales offers a glimpse into the values and flavors of the community and a wealth of vocabulary which can easily fit into everyday situations. Children learn to listen to and follow a story, name objects and motions, sing songs and play fairy tale characters in assigned roles, follow teachers’ instructions, and feel comfortable in an all-English environment. The Big Storytellers start writing and acquire simple grammar skills.