Learn & Play

Learn & Play (Level 1) – Series 1

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Learn & Play is the first level of our language programme for 4 to 9 years old. It is organised into two series of three parts each.

Series 1 offers twelve language storybooks (with audio), twelve animated role play games (videos), six activity books and three teacher/parent guides.

The sound for both the storybooks and role play games is recorded by native speakers allowing children to learn how to use native pronunciation.

In this first series, Arthur the Elf, the land of Lutinia’s storyteller, introduces us to three excited children. Edward, Henry and Anne, experience extraordinary adventures and share the valuable lessons they learn.

The programme is available in English, French, Spanish, German and Italian. You will find on this page some samples of the English version of our storybooks, videos and activity books for Series 1 (Parts 1-3).

The Tales of Arthur the Elf

Series 1 (Parts 1-3)

Language Storybooks: Developing Language & Communication Skills

Our lift-the-flap storybooks (with audio) are interactive and designed to engage children in the learning process.

Each storybook includes a clear learning template. Children go through the story with the physical book which is supported by an audio file.

A lesson lasts around 15 to 20 minutes. It includes listening to a story once or twice, repeating the functional vocabulary, and doing the two activities in the activity book.

Please click here for a sample of Storybook 1 – Arthur the Elf and Friends. You will discover the first few pages of the story. The topic covered in Storybook 1 is Greetings and Introductions.

Animated Games (videos): Consolidating the Topics Covered in the Storybooks

The animated role play games are designed to consolidate the functional vocabulary covered in the language storybooks. Each video lasts around two to three minutes and is to be used in conjunction with an activity book.

A lesson lasts around 15 to 20 minutes. It includes viewing a video once or twice, and practicing with two structured and fun activities.

In this sample, you can see the characters Jane and Leo having fun greeting and introducing themselves using different names. This role play game is designed to consolidate the first story, Arthur the Elf and Friends.

Activity Books: Reinforcing the Topics Covered in the Storybooks and Videos

The activity books provide fun and structured activities designed to practice the topics covered in the language storybooks and role play games.

Children develop solid listening and speaking skills. The activities enable them to master vocabulary for everyday situations with confidence.

Activity Book 1 (activities supporting the storybooks) – Please click here for a sample of the activities supporting Storybook 1 – Arthur the Elf and Friends.

Activity Book 2 (activities supporting the role play games) – Please click here for a sample of the activities supporting the role play game related to Storybook 1.