Stardust 1 - A fun narrative context and loveable characters guide children through a series of topics.
Stardust 2 and 3 - Children build on their existing language skills and develop the spoken and written skills needed for simple communication activities.
Stardust 4 and 5 - A dynamic approach appeals to the needs and interests of ten to twelve year olds, and creates a solid base for their Secondary studies.
Who is it for?
Primary teachers in private and state schools with 2-3 teaching hours a week.
Stardust 1: Language is introduced through songs and practised in stories.
Resources include a puppet, flashcards, wordcards, and photocopiable materials.
A photo documentary provides information about British children and their lives.
Activity Books allow you to introduce reading and writing skills.
Stardust 2 and 3: Plentiful teacher's material means that every class can be different, and exactly tailored to children's needs.
An imaginative storyline, superb artwork, and lots of humour stimulate children's creativity.
Comic-strip reading texts with activities are a motivating way to recycle new language.
Stardust 4 and 5: Extended texts including comic-strips, photo stories, and cross-curricular readings provide a rich language input.
Carefully graded reading and writing tasks encourage children to produce a range of short texts.
A range of evaluation material enables both the teacher and the children to monitor their progress.