Teacher Course Glossary
Jolly Phonics Refresher Course:
This a a short course for teachers and parents who have maybe already had formal training in the past or who are already familiar with the Jolly Phonics programme and would like to refresh their Synthetic Phonics skills. A fun, practical course that reviews the 5 main skills of the method using simple games and activities to liven up the classroom.
- Refresher 3 hours
Jolly Phonics Training Introductory Course:
This is an introductory course to the first year of the Jolly Phonics programme. This is for anyone who would like to begin teaching young children how to read and write in English using a fun, multi-sensory approach, especially parents and teachers who are using Jolly Phonics for the first time.
- Introductory Phonics 4 hours
Jolly Grammar 1 & 2 Introductory Course:
This introductory course is based on the next two years of the Jolly Phonics programme. Jolly Grammar continues to implement the 5 essential skills introduced in the first year, introducing more complex spelling rules and basic grammar such as sentence structure, verbs, adjectives and nouns. This course is for anyone who is familiar with Jolly Phonics and would like to further their knowledge of the programme.
- Introductory 4 hours
Jolly Grammar 1 & 2 Intermediate Workshop:
This course continues on from the Jolly Grammar 1 & 2 Introductory Course and gives a more detailed look at difficult spelling patterns whilst also taking a closer look at how to introduce basic grammar concepts such as comparatives and superlatives and irregular verbs. With lots of practical ideas, games and activities and a closer look at weekly planning, this course is aimed at those who are already familiar with Jolly Grammar 1 & 2, are teaching it either at home or at school or would like to continue in their Jolly Phonics professional development.
- Intermediate Workshop 4 hours
Jolly Phonics - Fun for Infants training:
Jolly Phonics infant and Pre-readers is an initial course full of practical ideas and activities that can be used in nurseries or at home by parents or in school by teachers. Infant courses cover the introduction of basic literacy concepts but are adapted in a magical way to inspire from a very young age our ESL learners with Jolly's multi-sensory approach. (2-4 year olds). During this course we will study and look in to simple classroom activities, games, sounds, songs, crafts and work sheets. This is a FUN course which has been especially designed for the Nursery stages so that they are able to precede the Jolly Phonics programme along with continued formation. Jolly Phonics Infant training give you the possibilities of a child-friendly and age-appropriate weekly planning ideas that cover the 42 letter sounds and formation to then later formally introduced in the first year of the Jolly Phonics programme.
- Workshop 4 hours