This is a highly suitable course for those teachers who have
already completed their basic training and wish to
specialize in teaching young learners between the ages of
5-11. The course also accepts teachers without prior
training who would like to to use this course as a short
introduction to TEYL.
will learn on this course:
The programme covers all the basic areas of methodology
with a sharp focus on the young learner. Teachers will learn
a variety of techniques for the following areas:
How to introduce and practise new vocabulary
How to teach young learners patterns of language
How to use stories, dialogues and games to improve
their language skills
How to introduce children to reading and writing
How to develop your pupils' oral skills
How to plan effective
and motivating lessons
How to use theatre & drama to animate your
How to use class readers and big books
How to organise arts and crafts work and projects
How to manage young classes and maintain good
How to use audio visual aids effectively in your
How to integrate educational technology in your
lessons & issues of e-safety
Video of Marisa Constantinides using a Jazz Chant
with a class of children in their first year of
You will also have the opportunity to observe young classes
on videos such as the one above, analyse the lessons and
learn to improve your own teaching skills.
As a course participant, you will also have the opportunity
to choose additional topics from a list which will, in part,
create a course that will fit your needs.
Assessment & Certification
Trainees are assessed through a Practical Teaching
Assignment. This involvesPlanning & Teaching a lesson with
a young class (either a class of their own or a class in one
of the schools affiliated to CELT)..
Trainees who attend the course fully and complete their
assignment receive a Certificate of Attainment.
Please complete and return the application form by clicking here.
Tuition for the 20-hour course is ?300.