Teaching Young Learners English focuses on teaching English as a foreign language to children aged 7-12. It presents foundational concepts, best practices and practical suggestions on how to develop lessons and activities for the energetic and curious minds of young learners in the 21st Century classroom. It also features the perspectives and suggestions from practicing teachers around the world, and can be used as a basic text for prospective teachers or as a professional development tool for teachers and administrators wishing to develop the knowledge and skills to teach English to young learners.
Topics covered include lesson planning, classroom management, assessment, and ongoing professional development.
Teacher to Teacher sections in each chapter include real teachers from all over the world expressing their views on that topic.
Each chapter includes a list of useful publications, references and Websites for further study.