Teaching young children English through rhymes and songs can change their learning experience from a challenging one to one where they are engaged in a relaxed and positive way.
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Resources, activities, lesson plans and ideas for the TEFL classroom.
How do you go about choosing resources to use with Young Learners? What works well and what doesn’t, and what will you keep on coming back to, time and again?
Teaching young children gets easier with practice, as you try out new ideas and discover what works. Here are 15 practical tips to help you.
When you’re teaching English to Young Learners, the home/school link is a very important one.
What should you think about when planning a lesson for Young Learners or Kindergarten? Here are 15 practical tips.
Five ways to learn and remember the names of your Young Learners, and why it’s important.
When teaching Young Learners / Kindergarten, the classroom environment is very important.
Children love stories and books! They hold so much potential for teaching and learning but are often overlooked by teachers in favour of published course material and other resources.
When we train as English language teachers, testing is often one of the parts of the job that doesn’t get much attention. So here’s a guide to how, why and when we test our students, and how to do it well.
This is a one hour lesson suitable for intermediate level learners. It uses a listening text to set the context for eliciting the target language.
How can we improve on tasks like ‘Listen to the conversation and identify the main topic’ to make them more personalised and interactive? Here’s one idea.