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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.
You can also explore our Craft Teaching Tips Video collection for inspiration for crafts you might want to make and ideas for how to incorporate language practice before, during and after the main activity.
How do you teach kids English at without a course book?! How can you cover the syllabus demands? Find principled and practical examples of how to teach the content through stories.
Do you use L1 in the classroom? Do your students? In this article, I summarise attitudes, share techniques, reflections and current trends.I hope (like me), you’ll feel more confident and secure in your own approach to L1 use in your EFL/ESL young learner context.
8 of the most effective no fuss flashcard games for very young learners, aged 3 to 5. Tips on how to manage the games and variations included.
A refreshing twist on vocabulary revision and testing for primary efl/esl students. Download editable examples and see how I turned testing on its head.
Create a story-based syllabus for preschool with these simple steps. You’ll also find FREE sample syllabuses, learning objectives and language goals to use in your setting.
Find practical ideas for songs you can easily adapt to suit any language point. Use our examples or get inspired to create your own.
Retelling made riveting! Retelling stories to our ESL/EFL kids is fantastic for language acquisition. Isn’t it boring? NO! Get 9 different ways to retell a story in a riveting way.
Ever have difficulty getting kids in your class to listen? These tips and practical activities to get the kids’ attention will really help!
Engaging, interactive card games for the preschool and primary classroom. Practise vocabulary and structures with any card set in a fun way!
Our top 10 fingerplay songs and chants to teach English to very young learners. Ideas for how to adapt for maximum language acquisition. Perfect for circle time and for quick settler activities.
Practical tips on how to adapt ESL/EFL action songs. Teaching English to EFL/ESL young learners through songs with your personal twist.