Teaching Young Learners: Strategies and Best Practices

About The Course

The “Teaching Young Learners: Strategies and Best Practices” course is a sixty-hour course designed to provide educators with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively teach English to young learners and teens. Throughout the course, participants will explore various topics such as age-appropriate lesson planning, engaging activities, classroom management techniques, and assessment methods. They will learn how to create a stimulating and supportive learning environment that fosters language acquisition and promotes the social and cognitive development of young learners. By the end of the course, participants will be equipped with practical tools and a solid foundation to engage, inspire, and effectively teach English to young learners in a fun and interactive manner.

Course Schedule

Day 1

- GTKY and course orientation (2 Hours)

- Who are YL and Learners’ different types. (2 Hours)

-YL Classroom management (2 Hours)

Day 2

- Learners’ types. (2 Hours)

- How YLs learn 1 “ Acquisition theories.” (2 Hours)

-How to teach reading. (2 Hours)

Day 3

- How to teach vocabulary.
(2 Hours)

- How to teach listening.
(2 Hours)

-Error correction. (2 Hours)

Day 4

- How to teach grammer.
(2 Hours)

- How to teach speaking. (2 Hours)


- How to teach writing. (2 Hours)

Day 5

- Gamification (2 Hours)

- Integrating drama into classroom activities. (2 Hours)

- Inquiry based learning. (2 Hours)

Day 6

- CLIL framework (2 Hours)

- Phonics: why and how (2 Hours)

- Phonics and spelling – how to tackle irregularities.(2 Hours)

- Assessment methods. (2 Hours)

Day 7

- TP 1

- feedback

- ALP

Day 8

- TP 2

- feedback

- ALP

Day 9

- TP 3

- feedback

- ALP

Day 10

- TP 4

- feedback

- ALP

How long is the course?

6 weeks

of input sessions

2 Sessions

Per week

4 hours

Per session

4 TPs

+ personalized feedback.

Face to face & Online​

Who is the course for?

The “Teaching Young Learners: Strategies and Best Practices” course is designed for educators, teachers, and language instructors who are involved in teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL) to young learners and teens. The course is suitable for:

ESL/EFL Teachers:

Teachers who are currently teaching English to young learners in language schools, international schools, or private tutoring centers.

Primary School Teachers:

Teachers who are responsible for teaching English as a foreign language or as a second language in primary schools.

Preschool Educators:

Educators who work in preschools or early childhood education centers and want to integrate English language instruction into their curriculum for young learners.

Teacher Trainees:

Trainee teachers who are in the process of acquiring their teaching qualifications and wish to specialize in teaching English to young learners.

Language School Administrators:

School administrators or directors who want toprovide professional development opportunities and enhance the skills of their teachers in teaching English to young learners.

Parents or Guardians:

Parents or guardians who are homeschooling their children and want to gain the necessary knowledge and strategies to effectively teach English as a second language to their young learners.

The course is suitable for individuals with varying levels of experience in teaching young learners. Whether you are a beginner looking to enter the field of teaching English to young learners or an experienced educator seeking to enhance your teaching techniques and strategies, this course will provide valuable insights, practical tools, and best practices to support your instruction and create a positive and engaging learning environment for young learners.

Course Objectives

By the end of course the students will have:

By the end of the course, participants will have achieved these objectives and will be equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills, and confidence to effectively teach English to young learners. They will be able to design engaging lessons, manage their classrooms effectively, and create a positive and supportive learning environment that promotes language acquisition and fosters the holistic development of young learners.

What does the course include?

This is a 60-hour course and will run for 8 weeks. By the end of the 60 hours, course participants will receive a certificate of achievement from IH Cairo.

Part-Time Course Calendar

Course Mode

Online & Face to face

Course Schedule

2 Days/week

Course Days

Friday - Saturday

Course Time

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Full-Time Course Calendar

Course Mode

Face to face

Course Schedule

5 Days/week

Course Days

From Sunday to Thursday

Course Time

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Course Fees

Elevate your expertise with our Teaching Young Learner course. 
Choose from multiple payment options to suit your convenience:
$300

For our valued participants in Egypt, an exclusive option to pay 9000 EGP + £100 international certificate fees/optional 

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