Storytelling and Drama Activities 2: FocusWatch the video
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Find out all about the revised Starters along with useful resources to help you on your way!
Using story videos in the primary classroom (Article)Download the PDF
When pitched at the right language-level, videos are a great way of providing learners with a variety of input in the classroom.
Character Competition Winners Announcement!Download the PDF
See the first nine winners of our Character Competition. We were delighted and overwhelmed by the high standard of entries.
Talk: Spotlight on creative drama, bringing stories to lifeWatch the video
In this talk, teacher trainer Rachel Jeffries discusses how you can bring English to life for young learners through the use of storytelling and creative drama. In the talk, Rachel discusses different opinions about what drama is and what the key benefits are of using drama in the classroom.
Webinar: Engaging young learners in meaningful, successful and fun! writing activitiesWatch the video
In this webinar, Anne Robinson shares some activities and tips for developing writing skills with young learners. Anne is a seminar presenter for Cambridge Assessment English. She is co-author of the Fun for Starters, Movers and Flyers series.
Using stories with dyslexic children (Article)Download the PDF
Stories can be used to ‘Reach and Teach’ Primary-aged learners with Dyslexia. Also look out for the dyslexic-friendly Storyfun story samples.
Storyfun 1&2 Dyslexic-friendly storiesDownload the PDF
Samples of the dyslexic-friendly versions of stories, available with Storyfun - contact your Cambridge representative for the full set for your level.
Come alive! drama activities booklet (Storyfun)Download the PDF
Come Alive! is a unique book of creative drama activities for the classroom to accompany Storyfun, our popular and engaging story-based course for the revised young learner exams (Pre A1 Starters, A1 Movers & A2 Flyers) from Cambridge.
Word Fun World Vocabulary App demoWatch the video
Try our vocabulary app for Young Learners taking Starters, Movers or Flyers. Fun gaming style encourages learners to keep trying! Covers all the new vocabulary for the revised tests from 2018.
Using apps in the primary classroom (Article)Download the PDF
David Valente, IATEFL YLTSIG Joint Coordinator discusses how you can use apps in the primary classroom, including those such as Word Fun World.
Story Video - Kim's birthday (Storyfun level 1)Watch the video
Try out our story video 'Kim's Birthday' (taken from Storyfun level 1 Presentation Plus)
Story Video - Our funny home (Storyfun level 2)Watch the video
Try out our story video 'Our funny home' (taken from Storyfun level 2 Presentation Plus)
Webinar: Can you spot it? Encouraging observation in your studentsWatch the video
In this webinar, Anne Robinson discusses how we can encourage observation in young learners - an important skill when learning a language - and preparing for tests. Anne Robinson is co-author of Fun for Starters, Movers, and Flyers 4th Edition.
Cambridge English: Young Learners 2018 exam changes summaryDownload the PDF
Take a look at our 'at a glance' summary of the 2018 exam changes to find out what's new in Young Learners
Kid's Box Level 2 SampleDownload the PDF
Download this sample of Kid's Box level 2 updated 2nd edition - now with officially validated preparation for Starters
Fun For Starters SampleDownload the PDF
Download this sample of Fun for Starters 4th edition and try out these fun activities with your students
Home Fun Booklet Level 2 SampleDownload the PDF
Download a sample of Home Fun Booklet 2 – a great resource for homework which gets parents involved in their child’s learning. This booklet accompanies the 2nd edition of Storyfun and the 4th edition of Fun for Starters, Movers and Flyers.
Storyfun Level 2 SampleDownload the PDF
Download this sample of Storyfun 2nd edition and try out this story with accompanying activities in your class
Test teaching tips
Try this Teaching Tip video for fresh ideas to help with the new test format. You can download the accompanying classroom resource via the link below.
Teaching Tip Activity Pack Starters Reading and Writing Part 4Download the PDF