By Singapore Teaching Centre, British Council

11 September 2023 - 09:00

Raising confident communicators, from the classroom to a world of opportunities

Learning English isn’t only about mastering grammar and vocabulary; it's about opening the doors to opportunities on an international scale. In today’s globalised modern-age, equipping kids with proficient English skills helps them with personal growth that goes beyond the classroom and ensures that they’re prepared for global prospects in the future.

English is more than a language; it’s a bridge to cultural understanding. As children embark on their English learning journey during Early Years and Lower Primary, they break barriers, celebrate global diversity, and foster friendships from different parts of the world. This exposure develops a global perspective that enriches their minds and broadens their horizons, enabling them to view challenges and solutions through diverse lenses.

Multilingualism improves cognitive abilities in addition to communication skills. Studies have shown that learning new languages equips children with enhanced cognitive function, agility, memory, creativity, and problem-solving. As they learn about vocabulary and grammar, their brains become more adept at juggling multiple tasks, a skill that proves beneficial in various life situations.

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Proficiency in English often translates to improved academic performance. With the majority of global academic resources available in English, children become empowered to tap into a wealth of knowledge that spans continents. Whether it’s science, literature, or arts, mastering English provides them with a broader canvas to paint their academic journey. Enrolling in extra curricular classes and camps supports their educational learning of the language, leading to greater academic success which is especially helpful for students at Upper Primary and Secondary levels.

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The world’s job market is no longer confined within national borders. English is a widely used universal language across many professional environments. Preparing students to be confident communicators can give them a head start on navigating the international job markets seamlessly. From boardroom meetings to international business deals, being proficient in English not only aids in professional communication but also boosts negotiation skills. In essence, English becomes a potent tool to propel them towards their career aspirations.

Recognising the multifaceted benefits of learning English, the British Council in Singapore offers tailored courses for kids spanning all age groups, from playful preschoolers to ambitious high schoolers. What sets these courses apart is our holistic approach which ensures that children aren’t just proficient in English, but gain the necessary confidence to step out into the world as global communicators and contenders.

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In the 21st century, language learning goes beyond academic grades; it's about shaping future leaders, thinkers, and innovators. Ensuring children are fluent in English provides them with the  passport to global opportunities and an enriched life. Your kids’ lifelong learning adventure awaits. 

Help your child excel in all areas and stay academically competitive by turning curiosity into confidence with English tuition in Singapore at the British Council.