The Characteristics of Young Learners
What is classroom management? In this short course, we explore our beliefs about classroom management, investigate what affects students and identify techniques to effectively manage our classroom. Very Young Learners -> Older Young Learners.(1) 5.0 average rating
Teaching English to Young Learners: Listening Skills
Discover how YLs develop listening skills. Understand why listening is the platform of language learning. Analyse activities for developing listening and the challenges. This module forms part of the Teaching English to Young Learners Series.(1) 5.0 average rating
Teaching English to Young Learners: Speaking Skills
Discover how YLs transition from listening to speaking with the help of meaningful input. Analyse resources and activities for the classroom that are effective. This module forms part of the Teaching English to Young Learners Series.(1) 5.0 average rating
Teaching English to Young Learners: Reading Skills
Discover how YLs learn to read and the types of approaches used. Discover strategies, resources and activities for the classroom that are effective and age appropriate. This module forms part of the Teaching English to Young Learners Series.(2) 4.5 average rating
Teaching English to Young Learners: Writing Skills
Understand the process of how reading moves into writing. Recognise the stages and approaches required and explore different writing activities and age appropriateness. This module forms part of the Teaching English to Young Learners Series.(1) 4.0 average rating
Managing the Young Learner Classroom
In this short course, we explore our beliefs about classroom management and young learners. We investigate what affects children and identify techniques to effectively manage young learners and classes. Very Young Learners -> Older Young Learners.(2) 4.5 average rating
So, you’ve completed your English language certificate for teaching adults and you have managed to score a teaching job. But hang on, you’ll be teaching children! Teaching English to children isn’t just throwing a few games and colouring in activities on top of your teacher training for adults.
If you have never taught children before, it can be overwhelming. That's why we put this course together. We want to help you think effectively, prepare effectively, react effectively and transform your classroom!
Our 100% online bundle covers:
- What are the characteristics of young learners?
- How do children learn to listen and speak?
- How do children learn to read and write?
- What effect does this have on teaching children a second or other language such as English?
- How do we manage the classroom?
- How do we plan lessons for children? What do we need to consider?
Seven Modules + Bonus Material + Experienced English teacher and trainer as your tutor.
Courses individually cost 35 GBP. Buy them as a bundle for 145 GBP.
Anna’s specialism is enabling primary and secondary school teachers with local constraints, such as limited resources, to become the best teacher they can by enhancing all students’ learning opportunities through engagement.
Her work in ELT and within the primary school system in New Zealand has given her an insight into curriculum development, mentoring and CPD programmes for teachers. She’s passionate about the teaching of young and very young learners (ages 3 to 13) and is involved in online tutoring and face to face teacher development of primary and secondary school teachers and writing materials and social media resources for local state school teachers.
- CELTA Certificate– Certificate in English Language Teacher to Adults (Wellington, New Zealand)
- YL Extension to CELTA – Certificate in English Language Teaching to Young Learners (Casablanca, Morocco)
- Delta – Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults (ATTC, Sydney, Australia)
- GradDip in Primary Education – Graduate Diploma in Primary Education (=PGCE) (Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand)
- MEd in Education in Applied Linguistics (Open University, UK)
English, Dutch (both native); Swedish, French, German (all upper intermediate); Spanish (low intermediate); Chinese and Arabic (beginner)
Cambridge English CELTA/Delta Tutor