Your child will learn naturally through play and Timmy's stories

Introducing English to your child between the ages of four and six allows them to learn the language when it comes to them most naturally. 

The British Council's early years specialists have designed Learning Time with Timmy to be fun and engaging for your child. Our approach to learning nurtures your child's creativity, critical thinking and social skills as they learn English. It boosts their self-confidence and helps them develop communication skills and good pronunciation.

We have partnered with Aardman animation studios because the stories of their world-famous character Timmy, star of Timmy Time, enable your child to learn new words in context. Timmy and his friends will capture your child’s imagination. This connection deepens their engagement in the learning process.

We are happy to announce that your young ones can now enjoy this exciting ride with Timmy with the best ever online learning experience in the comfort and safety of your home.

Improve your child's learning with our world of English expertise. 

Course overview

Age: 4-5 years

Price: QAR 595 - QAR 2795

Course dates: 7 June - 24 August 2020

Duration: One-week, Two-week, Three-week, Four-week, Five-week or Six-week options

Class time: 60-minute live online classes, five times a week plus five hours of guided learning per week


What will my child learn aged 4-5 years?

In this course stage your child will: 

  • join in with repeated refrains in songs and stories
  • be able to follow a story with pictures or props
  • be aware of the way stories are structured
  • listen to stories with increasing attention and recall and anticipate key events
  • extend vocabulary by grouping and naming objects
  • say the alphabet
  • begin to talk about size of everyday objects, e.g. 'big' and 'small'
  • give meaning to the marks they make as they draw, write and paint
  • use three fingers (tripod grip) to hold writing tools
  • understand and use some positional language
  • look closely at similarities, differences, patterns and change
  • recognise and recite numbers in order to 15 and use some number names accurately in play
  • count and record using marks they can interpret and explain.

Study options

 Term Dates  Day  Time

Summer School

7 Jun 2020- 24 Aug 2020

 Sunday to Thursday


Course times will be confirmed when you register. 

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