Online course for young learners (ages 8-11) using National Geographic Learning e-coursebook Our World


Ages: 8-11
English level: A2 (elementary) and above. A1 (beginner) with a parent/guardian
Lesson times: 07.00 – 08.30 or 14.00 – 15.30 GMT
Social programme times: 09.00 – 10.00 or 17.00 – 18.00 GMT


Who is this course for?

Our Discover English course is for our youngest learners, aged 8-11, who wish to learn and improve their English while taking part in a range of exciting online activities with new friends from all over the world.


Course content

Students will follow a weekly programme of 6 hours of live English lessons, 1.5 hours of conversation club and a choice of daily activities to take part in. Activities include music, art, drama, scavenger hunts and more.

All lessons are delivered by qualified English teachers who specialise in supporting students in an online environment. Using National Geographic Learning e-coursebook Our World, students will learn more about the world around them and develop a range of 21st Century skills. Lessons will focus on cross-curricular topics to engage learners and encourage them to express themselves in English.

During their course, students will have access to online materials to follow their lessons and complete homework. All course participants will also have the opportunity to enter a writing competition in conjunction with National Geographic Learning to win some exciting prizes!

As well as English lessons, our social programme allows students to continue to learn in a fun and relaxed international environment. Students practise their English inside and outside of the virtual classroom, for the best learning experience.

Themes include:

  • Technology and Engineering
  • Language and Literature
  • Social Studies
  • Health and physical education
  • Humanities


Learning outcomes 

  • Improve their spoken English and pronunciation
  • Increase their vocabulary
  • Make new friends from around the world
  • Discover more about themselves and the world they live in using National Geographic Learning materials
  • Learn to use new technology
  • Learn in a fun and exciting online environment

Download the factsheet


Technical requirements

  • Laptop or computer with a web camera and audio capabilities (preferable), or a modern smart phone
  • Reliable internet connection
  • Zoom software (free for you and we will send you a guide on how to download it)


Safe online environment 

IH London Online Courses British Council

Students can learn English, have fun, boost their confidence, all within the safety of their home. All our teachers are DBS checked, classrooms are password protected, teachers control access to the classroom, and all students need to officially register with IH London to gain access.


Live online classes with our qualified teachers

The lessons are live and interactive, with fun activities and group work with other students. All your child needs is a laptop, tablet or phone. There is also an online social programme included with every course.


Keep busy minds learning and socialising safely

Online social programme included FREE with all our online young learner courses.

View the guide

Young Learner online learning video

  1. Course selection
  2. Personal details
  3. Transfer
  4. Accommodation
  5. Insurance
  6. Confirm & pay

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