Teaching Young Learners Online Course (30 hrs) - Premier TEFL
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  • 30 hour online Teaching Young Learners training
  • ACDL accredited qualification
  • Internationally recognized certificate
  • 70+ page Grammar eBook
  • Downloadable TEFL course book
  • Expert job hunting advice
  • Learn on any device
  • Flexible study schedule
  • Personal tutor support

3 Month Study Time

30 Training Hours

Fully Accredited

Was: £149 Now: £79.50

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Why take the Teaching English to Young Learners Course?

As English is used as a lingua franca, thousands of parents around the world appreciate the importance of their children learning English at a young age. Children who access English language learning gain an advantage in their future academic and professional lives and are better equipped to take their place in a global society. For many children who live in non-native English speaking countries, their only source of exposure to English is their TEFL teacher.

Teaching Young Learners (TYL) positions are among the most rewarding, enjoyable jobs in the TEFL industry thanks to the enthusiasm of the students, who can easily mimic new sounds and speech patterns and are less self-conscious speakers. With a huge number of teaching positions available for certified TYL teachers worldwide, this specialist skill enhances your resume and allows you to shape the lives of future generations.

Course Syllabus

Our internationally recognized, fully accredited courses give you the ultimate flexibility to get TEFL qualified easily and enjoyably. You also benefit hugely from the course being delivered online, so you can study whenever and wherever it suits you, on any device in any location. With 24/7 access, you can fit your learning around your job, university classes or any other commitments. The course is helpfully structured with session guides, tips, quick student tasks, class resources, reflective tasks and quizzes to ensure you’re comfortable with the material.
The online course will guide you through the stages of becoming a competent, confident TEFL teacher ready to take the reins in the classroom. You’ll learn all about:
  • Module 1: Introduction to Teaching Young Learners

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Have reviewed the role of English as a global language and the increase in young learners accessing English language learning.
    • Have discussed student motivation and learning needs of different age groups.
    • Have a greater awareness of how to adapt your teaching to teach very young learners, young learners and teenagers.

  • Module 2: The role of the teacher

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Have considered a range of practical classroom management techniques designed to manage teaching and learning.
    • Have considered a range of suggestions, routines and procedures designed to maintain classroom discipline.
    • Have considered how teaching techniques can be adapted to cater for different teaching contexts.
    • Have considered some important safeguarding and child protection information to help you deal with welfare concerns.

  • Module 3: Teaching grammar and vocabulary

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Have considered different approaches to teaching grammar.
    • Have reviewed different activities and techniques to teach grammar to young learners at different ages.
    • Have reviewed different activities and techniques to teach vocabulary to young learners at different ages.

  • Module 4: Teaching receptive skills

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Understand the difference between receptive and productive skills.
    • Understand the main principles of teaching reading and listening skills.
    • Be able to select suitable reading and listening activities for different age groups.
    • Know how to stage a reading or listening comprehension activity.
    • Understand the importance of extensive reading and listening outside class.

  • Module 5: Teaching productive skills

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • understand what is involved in being an effective writer or speaker.
    • understand the main principles of teaching writing and speaking skills.
    • know how to stage writing or speaking activities.
    • be familiar with a range of writing and speaking activities appropriate to young learners at different age groups.

Do you know what happens when you spend years helping first-time English teachers develop their skills?…You gather all the tricky grammar lessons in an ebook and publish it!

“The Survival Guide to English Grammar” is your 70-page portable & printable grammar resource, included when you book the Teaching Young Learners Course.

You’ll learn all essential grammar components, usable examples and avoid classroom flusters.

Your English teaching adventure made simple. There’s no two ways about it, we love teaching English abroad! Passion for what we do at Premier TEFL is in abundance. Every. Single. Day.

And, from all of our combined experience, we know that embarking on a TEFL adventure is simply life-changing. We can’t wait to support you to get started…

About your online course

The 30 hour Teaching Young Learners course has been created to provide you with real, comprehensive knowledge of everything you need to become a confident, influential TEFL teacher. The 5 modules introduce you to the key elements of TYL, from building a portfolio of writing activities for young learners to understanding the importance of safeguarding. The modules have been specifically coordinated to be engaging, accessible and intuitive, with real-life classroom examples, quizzes and videos to review your learning.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does my study time begin?

You’ll get instant access from the moment you enroll.

From the date you book your course, you’ll have 3 months’ study time. Since you’ve access 24/7 on any device, you can study any time that suits your lifestyle.

Do I need to be a native English speaker?

No! But you will need to be a fluent English speaker with a great command of English.

Plus, we have one of the largest range of paid TEFL internships welcoming non-native English speakers.

Can I take the course and work full-time?

Absolutely! And most people do exactly that.

Your TEFL training is self-paced, meaning you can study as much or as little as you want, depending on your commitments.

How long to complete the course?

Most people complete the 30 hour Teaching Young Learners course within 2 weeks. Each student is different and it’ll depend on how much time you dedicate to your course.

ProTip: Try to work in two hour blocks so you make real progress each time you log in.

What score do I need to pass my course?

Your course is marked through continuous assessment with end of module knowledge tests. You’ll need to score 80% to pass, and unlock the next module.

If you don’t pass first time, you’ll be able to re-sit at no extra cost, so don’t worry.

What if I’m not good at grammar?

Don’t panic! In many cases your focus as an English teacher will be conversational.

Most native English speakers aren’t aware of grammar terms; but you’ll cover everything you need to know during your course.

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