Step into the rewarding world of teaching young learners with our 30-hour specialist TEFL course. Teaching English to kids is a fulfilling career path. But it also brings new challenges. We’ve condensed our 20+ years of TEFL knowledge into just 30 hours of advanced training to prepare you to teach children in any teaching setting.
If you’re serious about teaching English to young learners online or abroad, this course is a perfect addition to your primary TEFL qualification. You’ll get specialist training to tailor your skills to suit the learning needs of children. Think child-friendly lesson plans, creative teaching techniques and fun activities to keep your students engaged and motivated.
Our team of experienced EFL teachers have developed this course and know what it takes to teach young learners successfully. Make sure you’re ready for this hugely rewarding TEFL specialism with our Teaching Young Learners Course.
Our 24/7 online courses are self-paced, so you study to a schedule that suits your lifestyle. You’ll have six months to complete five engaging modules and an end-of-course test. By the end, you’ll have a clear understanding of the different teaching methods and educational theories for teaching young learners effectively.
There are 1.5 billion English language learners worldwide, and this is set to grow. English is also compulsory for certain grades in many schools worldwide, so there’s no shortage of jobs teaching young learners. You could land a role as a lead TEFL teacher in a school in Colombia or become an online tutor. The possibilities are endless.
ODLQC – OPEN & DISTANCE LEARNING QUALITY COUNCIL
ODLQC was founded in 1969 as the Council for the Accreditation of Correspondence Colleges, becoming the Open and Distance Learning Quality Council in 1995.Accreditation follows a rigorous assessment of a provider’s administrative and tutorial methods, educational materials and publicity, to ensure that all Standards are met. Our courses undergo strict external monitoring and control checks an on ongoing basis to ensure you receive the highest quality teacher training experience.
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ACDL ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR DISTANCE LEARNING
ACDL – Accreditation number: 2854-2540
The TEFL Institute of Ireland is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Distance Learning (ACDL), an accreditation body which specialises in distance learning courses. Our accreditation by ACDL reflects the high-quality distance learning offered by The TEFL Institute.
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Gain a TEFL qualification from The TEFL Institute of Ireland, and you’ll have a certificate that’s recognised and trusted by employers worldwide. With expert job-hunting advice and access to our TEFL jobs board, we’re committed to helping you launch a successful TEFL career. Just think where TEFL could take you!
- is a native or fluent English speaker
- wants to advance your teaching skills and be more creative in your classroom
- is interested in teaching young learners
- is interested in gaining more teaching English certifications
Understanding your students’ language abilities and why they want to learn English. Get to know the basic principles behind teaching younger learners and teens.
Classroom routines are important in any good classroom but for younger learners it is vital to have structure and consistency. Learn classroom management techniques that will eliminate the chaos and make your lessons run smoothly.
Did you know that we say about 7,500 words on an average day? Don’t worry you will only be asked to teach your young learners a few hundred of these. From beginner vocab like HELLO and GOODBYE you’ll study the tools to teach vocabulary and use them effectively so that your students can use it in the right context.
By the end of this module, you’ll also know your present continuous from your present simple tense. Most of all, you’ll be familiar and confident with grammatical terms.
These are called ‘Receptive skills’ because the student is receiving language. By the end of this lesson, you’ll know the most effective ways to engage students in reading English and how to write it. This includes setting listening tasks to music, audio stories and recordings, to reading articles, emails, facebook posts both inside and outside the classroom.
These are called ‘Productive skills’ because students produce language. You’ll learn plenty of useful ideas about how to get your students up on their feet and chatting to you about favorite superheroes, games or pets. You’ll also get help with how to teach your students to write English – at all levels, from favorite foods, to their hobbies.