Teaching Young Learners
30-hour Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL)
Your next EFL job is just around the corner and 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 showcase your abilities and
your CV will be more competitive.
The teaching young learners course from TEFL Org UK is ideal
for all types of EFL teachers from the newly qualified to the more
Why should I take the young learners course?
Teaching young people can be a uniquely rewarding experience but
brings with it new challenges. This course uses tried and tested
techniques such as video learning, quizzes, games, activities and
assessed assignments to give you a targeted approach to teaching
children up to the ages of around 16 years old.
This unit is unique to TEFL Org UK and designed
specifically to help you plan lessons for children aged between 3-5
Also, quite apart from the essential lesson planning tips, your CV
will be more competitive and you are more likely to get work in the
school of your choice.
- Contrasting learning styles of young learners and adults
- Applying child psychology in the classroom
- Exploring multiple intelligences - the different ways in which
- Management of the classroom
- Planning lessons effectively
- Games, activities and songs
- Internet usage
- A unique unit on teaching children aged between 3-5 years
This course is designed for people who have taken the
initial TEFL training courses.
It would also be suitable for EFL tutors with experience who want
to develop their TEFL abilities and give their CV some
A native speaker is preferable although a near native speaker may
We recommend approximately 30 hours to research, study and
finish the course. You will have one calendar month to complete the
course from date of first login. Many people complete the course
within 2-3 weeks.
How does the course work?
The course can be taken from any browsing device including any
PC, laptop, iPad, tablet or smart phone. Everything is held in one
place so there is no need for lengthy downloads. The process for
working through the course is systematic and simple, with some
parts being automatically corrected and marked, while others will
be graded by your online tutor.
We encourage interactions between our students as we believe that
this is crucial to a successful learning community. We will ask you
to reflect on your experiences on different aspects of tutoring and
learning even asking you to consider your own experiences of the
courses, so you can share and discuss with your peers.
When the course has been completed, we ask you for feedback and
within a few days, you will have a shiny, new TEYL (Teaching
English to Young Learners) certificate in your hands!
What will I learn?
By the end of the course, you will learn and understand:
- What makes the best teacher
- Crucial differences in the learning abilities of younger and
- Psychology of development and how it affects behaviour
- Classroom activities that are engaging and practical
- Internet usage in learning
- Very young learners and their needs