11-14 YEARS

Extend Your Skills

Explore helpful information about the UK, improve your English, focus on 'Skills for School' and develop 21st century skills (collaboration and creativity) - all in British English!

No prior knowledge about the UK is required.
Age Range
11-14 years
Class Dates
5 - 9 April
Monday - Friday
Intensive programme
Hours / Length
Two 40 minute lessons (with a short break in between) once per week.
One time slot: 16:00-17:25
All timings Hong Kong.
For maximum progress, those joining 'Extend your Skills' should be confident in
using English to:
Talk about a wide range of topics e.g. celebrations, health, entertainment, our world, shops
Read short texts and listen to audio input on the above topics
Produce cohesive text and speech on familiar topics
Describe experiences and events (e.g. by writing a short story)
Explain dreams, hopes and ambitions (using future tenses)
Sample Day
Thursday 8th April 2021
Timeless Shakespeare
16:00 – 16:40
16:00 – 16:40
Who was Shakespeare and what did he write?

e.g. Words and phrases still in use today

16:40 – 16:45
16:40 – 16:45
Short Break - stretch your legs and relax your eyes!
16:45 – 17:25
16:45 – 17:25
Comparing original and modern interpretations
Skills for School - text analysis - understanding Iambic Pentameter
Classes finish + Follow up exercises
Sample Week Timetable
Topics, information and skills
Improve your English
Module 3 - develop core skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking.
Focus on grammar
Module 3 - understand new grammar areas in each lesson.
Skills for School
Module 2 - explore topics commonly found in 11+ and 13+ exams.
Sample Topics
Free grammar check
focus on areas for future development
Class feedback
on follow up tasks
End-of-module reports
include areas to focus on and future learning options
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