The British Council launched an English programme for 4-6 years old children titled 'Learning Time with Shaun & Timmy' at its Dhaka University campus office on 25 July 2017. Sir Ciarán Devane, the Chief Executive of the British Council inaugurated the event. There was a demo lesson for 12 Children along with a special puppet show by children's TV pioneer, Mustafa Monwar who was a special guest at the event.
Learning Time with Shaun & Timmy is an exciting new Early Years programme that combines the British Council's English language teaching innovation with the creative flair Britain's Oscar-winning Aardman Animations.
"Introducing children to English at a very young age prepares them well for their school years and beyond" said Sir Ciarán Devane, Chief Executive of the British Council. Jamie Mann, Teaching Centre Manager, added "The British Council wants children to learn English for the first time in a way which inspires them and enables them to play and explore without realising they are learning. The earlier in life they learn, the easier it will be for them to master the language".
Children will be introduced to thousands of words and phrases in English as teachers of the British Council use stories, songs, music, unique 'Timmy Time' videos, movement, art and craft to help them learn.
Learning Time with Shaun & Timmy courses are available at the British Council’s Dhaka University campus, Gulshan and Uttara Teaching Centres and classes are held on Fridays and Saturdays.