Classroom Skills for Teaching Young Learners

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2 weeks

Course Length

Mon to Fri

Lesson Days

15 a week





Minimum Level


The programme is great for teachers working in a primary school or language school who would like to revitalize their concepts to teach ages 6-11.

Classroom Skills for Teaching Young Learners focuses on techniques and methodology, including CLIL, which will help you to implement your teaching plans more effectively.

You will gain a deeper understanding of classroom management techniques and develop ways of introducing and practising a new language, and of encouraging young learner independence.

Completing this course will help you:

Who is the course for?

This course is for teachers who need support with classroom skill management and how to get to use of basic CLIL methodology for young learners It aims to overcome the difficulties and obstacles a teacher faces in everyday teaching.

Course Sample programme

Week 1

Course Content


Course expectations and your teaching context Introduction to resources


Exploit flashcards for vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation Content and language integrated learning CLIL v. ELT


Guided writing – Getting over the fear of the blank page Different writing techniques for younger learners


Using stirrers and settlers in the classroom management Motivation and discipline


Managing behaviour – The use of praise in the classroom – Useful error correction techniques

Week 2



Helping learners with their oral communication skills Vocabulary games with aims


Using drama in the classroom and Total Physical Response activities Songs and chants


Creative ideas for the classroom, display different ways to decorate your classroom Phonics Helping your learners with difficult sounds


Story-telling: Looking at popular children’s storybooks – Grammar Giggles – Games to recycle grammar


Using Cuisenaire rods with young learners – Using technology in the classroom – Ideas and useful websites


*Please note that the course content may be subject to change due to latest methodology trends updates.

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