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English & Literacy

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Embrace English Lessons with Espresso

English is a crucial part of the curriculum. It helps children learn to speak, read and write fluently, opening doors to incredible opportunities. With Espresso, you’ll find high-quality, ready-to-use and curriculum-aligned resources at your disposal. From EYFS to KS2, you’ll find lessons and activities to create curiosity and spark imagination, whilst ensuring pupils acquire all the necessary skills across comprehension, speech, grammar and punctuation.

Embrace English Lessons with Espresso

English is a crucial part of the curriculum. It helps children learn to speak, read and write fluently, opening doors to incredible opportunities. With Espresso, you’ll find high-quality, ready-to-use and curriculum-aligned resources at your disposal. From EYFS to KS2, you’ll find lessons and activities to create curiosity and spark imagination, whilst ensuring pupils acquire all the necessary skills across comprehension, speech, grammar and punctuation.

See How Espresso Could Support Your School!

Our free trials are a great way to see what Espresso has to offer you and your pupils. Complete the 90-second form to receive your Espresso logins! 

What Can Espresso Offer?

Everything In One Place

From EYFS Literacy to KS1 and KS2 English, you’ll find everything you need to teach high-quality, fun lessons within Espresso.

Easier Lesson Planning

Save time searching for resources with ready-to-use presentations and accompanying activities at the click of a button.

Digital & Non-Digital Resources

Group tasks, whiteboard activities, class quizzes – whether it’s online or printable resources that you’re looking for, Espresso has something to suit all classrooms.

Comprehensive Teacher Support

Feel supported no matter what you’re teaching with helpful ‘Teacher Notes’ and guidance on how to get the most out of our resources.

Start your free trial and explore how Espresso’s literacy and English resources today! 

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Grammar lessons can be dull, but Espresso’s resources bring them to life!”

Sophia, Year 6 Teacher Bonner Primary School

Covers Key English Skills

From grammar and punctuation to reading and comprehension, Espresso’s resources help you cover all the key skills your pupils need.

Something For All Learners

Gone are the days of trawling the internet for relevant resources and activities. With videos, quizzes, activity sheets, image galleries and more, you have everything you could possibly need to teach a successful history unit!

Consolidate with Quizzes

Let your pupils show off what they’ve learnt with pre-made quizzes! These can be completed as a whole class activity or individually as a home learning task. They’re a great way to see where your pupils are at, without it feeling like a test!

Phonics

Phonics helps children learn to read and write with confidence (and success!). Espresso’s phonics lessons and resources have been created in line with the Letters and Sounds programme, ensuring a structured and sufficient route to support both teachers and pupils. Join Scully and Kim as they explore phonics with fun videos, activities and tricky word challenges!

Immersive Reading

Meet Vooks: your favourite tales brought to life through animation and voice narration! Perfect for getting those brains ticking, or for transition times – you can get your lesson set up knowing children are happy and engaged! Even better, Vooks can be accessed at home so children can enjoy reading with their families too.

Covers Key English Skills

From grammar and punctuation to reading and comprehension, Espresso’s resources help you cover all the key skills your pupils need.

Something For All Learners

From letter formation and writing opportunities, to audio galleries and illustrations to spark imagination, there’s something to support all pupils. Plus, Espresso has a range of accessibility features including an immersive reader, coloured overlays and translator to help teachers cater to different needs.

Consolidate with Quizzes

Let your pupils show off what they’ve learnt with pre-made quizzes! These can be completed as a whole class activity or individually as a home learning task. They’re a great way to see where your pupils are at, without it feeling like a test!

Phonics

Phonics helps children learn to read and write with confidence (and success!). Espresso’s phonics lessons and resources have been created in line with the Letters and Sounds programme, ensuring a structured and sufficient route to support both teachers and pupils. Join Scully and Kim as they explore phonics with fun videos, activities and tricky word challenges!

Immersive Reading

Meet Vooks: your favourite tales brought to life through animation and voice narration! Perfect for getting those brains ticking, or for transition times – you can get your lesson set up knowing children are happy and engaged! Even better, Vooks can be accessed at home so children can enjoy reading with their families too.

Popular English Resources

Here’s a snippet of what you’ll get access to with an Espresso subscription to level up your English content!

Lesson

Using ‘and’ to join words

In this lesson, pupils learn to join words using ‘and’. They also learn to use ‘and’ to join pairs of short sentences to form longer sentences.

Quiz

KS2 Engslih Quiz Plus

Linking ideas using adverbials of time, place & number.

Slideshow

Vooks – Earth Yay!

Immersive book in which, when Earth gets a bit lonely, it decides to visit its friends in the solar system.

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