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Teaching Young Learners Course

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Why should I take the Teaching Young Learners Course?

This course is ideal if you:

  • Plan to specialise in teaching English to young learners in your future career.
  • Are currently teaching English to young learners and would like to develop a greater understanding of successful methods for the classroom.

As a TEFL teacher it’s important to have as many options open to you as possible. You don’t want to limit yourself to teaching just one age group, but by taking specialist modules, it allows you to improve your teaching skills and your CV will be more competitive.

This course provides you with the right skills and uses tried and tested techniques to give you a targeted approach to teaching children between 4 and 12 years old. Teachers of teenagers are also welcome.

Course type

  • Blended Course: 1  day (8 hours) or 2 days (4 hours each) at our centre in Rome + 23 hours online
    Online component to be completed before and/or after face to face days.

Course Units

Module 1:

  1. Introductory unit
  2. Young Learners and Language Learning
  3. Teaching YL’s Vs teaching adults
  4. Lesson Planning
  5. Classroom Management
  6. Learning styles and multiple intelligences
  7. Motivation, Discipline and Teaching Teenagers
  8. Teaching the four skills
  9. Assessment methods with YL’s

Module 2:

  1. Learning through movement
  2. Games
  3. Using Stories in YL classroom
  4. Teaching vocabulary
  5. Grammar is fun
  6. Classroom language
  7. Teaching Teenagers
  8. Evaluating and exploiting/supplementing course books

Evaluation and assessment

  • You will have to complete all the course tasks to a satisfactory standard in order to receive the Teaching Young Learners Certificate
  • You will have to fully participate, both face-to-face and online


  • Must be a certified teacher
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be a native / fluent English speaker


Chiara Bannella:

I took the Teaching young learners course and I would strongly recommend it to anyone willing to develop their teaching knowledge. It is really effective and also fun! It gives you techniques, ideas, and materials you can easily use in your classroom.

Next Course:

To be confirmed for 2020

 Fee: €199

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