Articles and resources with practical ideas for teaching English to young learners. Explore ideas for using stories, songs, games and craft in your English classes. We’ll also discuss our approach to common issues and possible challenges in the young learner classroom.

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Monkey Puzzle – Simplified Storytelling video for ESL / EFL

This is an adapted telling of Monkey Puzzle by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, especially for EFL and ESL learners. The text is simplified and includes repetition of key phrases and vocabulary. Telling the story in this way facilitates the acquisition of useful language while retaining the enjoyment of the original.

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Elmer – Simplified Storytelling Video for ESL / EFL

This is an adapted telling of Elmer by David McKee, especially for EFL and ESL learners. The text is simplified and includes repetition of phrases and vocabulary. Telling the story in this way facilitates the acquisition of useful language while retaining the enjoyment of the original.

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