Jolly Phonics Training
With Official Trainer Keith Tacey

Wordplay English Language Center has partnered with official Jolly Phonics trainer Keith Tacey to regularly conduct Jolly Phonics training in Hanoi and throughout all of Vietnam. Please scroll down to read about our training sessions.

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The professional training is open to parents, Vietnamese teachers, and expat teachers. Attending and completing this hands-on, interactive training will help trainees:

  • teach children how to read English fluently
  • advance their classroom teaching skills
  • improve their job prospects

About the trainer: Keith Tacey (B.Ed. Communications & Theater, M.Ed. Administration & Supervision, Licensed Teacher) has trained over 500 teachers from over 25 countries. This includes teaching all of Vinschool’s teachers throughout Vietnam from 2018-2020. Keith is also the co-founder of Wordplay English Language Center, where he has overseen nearly 1,000 students completing his Jolly Phonics influenced program designed specifically for Vietnamese learners. Trainees who successfully complete pre-training homework and pass a mock teaching practical test  will receive a certificate of attendance and completion when the training concludes. Please note, while Jolly Phonics legally authorizes Keith Tacey as their official trainer, they do not accredit the actual training. Official recognition of the training credentials is up to your employer.

Additional Details

Fee: 3.500.000 VND for individuals; special pricing for schools

Schedule: Friday, July 7, 2023 from 08:00-16:00 (30-minute lunch break; please bring your own lunch)

Location (Click link for map): Wordplay English Language Center in Phu Dien, Bac Tu Liem, Hanoi. Can train on-campus for school trainings.

About the Course

Why Do You Need Jolly Phonics training?

Get trained in Jolly Phonics – and help students become proficient readers. As part of our goal to teach phonics & comprehension, we offer professional training that can help you master the skills needed to help your children reach their literacy goals. This training is great for native English speaking students and English Language Learners.

Designed and taught by an official Jolly Phonics trainer, this training will teach the basics of Jolly Phonics, along with the latest teaching skills, all presented in a way that suits teachers best. 

Part 1: Pre-Training Homework

Getting Ready

  • Part 1: Jolly Phonics Sounds & Actions mastery
    • Around one-hour of study
  • Part 2: Jolly Phonics Songs & Stories study
    • Around one-hour of study
  • Part 3: Submit video homework prior to training date
    • Submit videos via a Dropbox file request

Part 2: Morning Session

  • About the trainer
  • Trainee introductions
  • What is Jolly Phonics?
  • Jolly Phonics Best Practices

Part 3: Afternoon Session

  • Written Exam
  • How to teach new content
  • Hands-on practice
  • Mock Teaching Practical Exam
  • Certificate Presentation