TEYLT (TEACHING YOUNG LEARNERS & TEENAGERS)
The TEYLT is a more specialised course that teaches teachers how to cope with the demands of young learners in the EFL world.
The course is aimed at preparing English Foreign Language (EFL) teachers to work with children and teenagers (from the ages of about 4 to 16 years) who are learning English as an additional language. The focus of the course is to develop the teacher’s insights, skills and confidence and it consists of a solid base of methodology enhanced by advice and guidance. It is packed with numerous practical ideas, insights, methods, strategies and techniques.
The syllabus includes topics such as learning and teaching styles, language acquisition and classroom management. The course is estimated to take about 7 hours. This includes theory and application of theory. The course sections are as follows:
Some of the modules that will be covered are:
- Language and Learning in TEYL Classroom
- Teaching Strategy
- Managing Recourses
- Lesson Planning
- Assessing Young Learners
- Adolescent Stages of Development and Learning
- Motivating Teenagers
- Classroom Issues
- Using Suitable material
- Developing the Four Skills in Teenagers
- Testing and Assessing Teenager
CARMELITA CAMPBELL AND FAGAN BROWN
A 7-HOUR INTENSIVE THEORETICAL AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT COURSE IN TEACHING ENGLISH TO YOUNG LEARNERS.
Assessment is continuous and includes:
✓ group work
✓ Lesson planning