Teaching Special Groups in ESL - Teaching Young Learners


The next category we are looking at in our series on teaching special groups in ESL are young learners. We consider students aged 2 to 16 young learners. Find out the positives, negatives and tips when teaching young learners in this video.

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching. This convenient, highly structured design means that you can quickly get to grips with each section before moving onto the next.

In unit 14 I learned about the different types of future tenses. Future simple usages are future facts, promises, and predictions along with a few other usages. Future continuous is something that will be in progress at a particular moment in the future. Also a usage is polite enquires referring to other people's plans but with no influence.This unit has broaden my knowledge in teaching English by giving me more options to teach and how to choose the correct material for a particular lesson.It gives me the idea that before I teach I have to consider some of the factors such as students understanding of the language,how it is constructed and how to use it,as stated by this unit.