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50-Hour Teaching English to Young Learners (TYL)

In this course, you will learn more in-depth information about Teaching English to young learners as a Specialization Course.

The perfect course to give your CV an edge over competitors.

The number of TEFL teachers of young learners is ever increasing as children start to learn English at a younger age around the world.

DESCRIPTION

The number of TEFL teachers of young learners is ever increasing as children start to learn English at a younger age around the world. The term “young learners” can be used to describe pre-school, primary school, secondary school, or teenage learners. Many teachers who we have trained decided to teach English in Asia.  The biggest market in teaching young learners is here. It is a TEFL job market where English teachers get very well compensated compared to other parts of our world.  Parents on this continent understand that the key to a successful career after school lies in being able to speak English.  Why?  Over time, our world has become more and more globalized whether it is in business, education, or other fields.  We may not speak each other’s language; however, we both have learned English at school and can, therefore, communicate with each other.
WHY I SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE
Teaching English to young learners requires special know-how. Not everybody can walk into their classroom and teach them without being trained.  Being a successful high school teacher doesn’t mean you will have the same success in the first grade.  In order to help a wide range of people learn how to teach English to young learners, we offer a TEFL program that teaches individuals how to enter elementary and middle school classes and make it an enjoyable experience for both the teacher and the learners.  After completing our 50-hour online training, you will belong to those teachers who possess the appropriate teaching skills. As a result, you will be an even more desirable candidate for the TEFL job market.
THE COURSE IS FOR
experienced and prospective teachers
parents of young learners
teachers who have experience teaching older learners
individuals who are supervising teachers of young learners
people who design EFL or ESL programs for young learners
THE CONTENT CONSIDERS …three different professional areas:
instruction that is developmentally appropriate
consideration of the abilities of native English speakers at the described age level
the adaptation of ESL/EFL content for learners over 12 years of age to make it suitable for the younger learners
THE YOUNG LEARNER TEFL COURSE FEATURES THE FOLLOWING:
An introduction to teaching English, EFL, or ESL to young learners and a brief overview of young learner development.
Throughout the program, reflection questions prompt the student to think about critical issues in young learner teaching, and tasks require the student to apply what they have learned to their own situation.
How to teach English to young learners who may have few on no literacy skills in their native language.
The TEFL course is loaded with practical illustrations from many course books and examples from authentic classroom situations.
How to effectively work with parents even if they do not speak English.
Dealing with classroom management, special needs children, the use of technology in the young learner instruction.
Each unit contains many suggestions for books, articles, and web sites for resources and up-to-date information. It’s an endless resource for the teacher.
Besides a comprehensive listing of popular children TEFL songs, the last unit also contains a listing of the definition of language, early childhood, and education teaching terms.