Best Practices for Teaching English to Young Learners
Teaching English to Young Learners is a rapidly growing field around the world, and English education is increasingly found at the primary levels. However, starting earlier is not necessarily the solution for producing better English speakers. Therefore, what can EFL teachers of young learners do to take advantage of the flexibility of young minds and the malleability of young tongues to grow better speakers of English?
BBC Knowledge is a magazine for young inquisitive minds where well-researched, handpicked stories are matched with breath-taking visuals to cover science, history and nature.Written by renowned International and Indian experts, its wide range of features provide rivetting and up-to-date information on topics as varied as technology, archeology, natural history and space exploration. With material meant to stimulate the mind, BBC Knowledge looks to empower a generation of young readers.
Mary Lou Robertson is a young girl in Florida who has an interesting hobby; she watches birds. In fact, she loves birds so much, that at age 13, she's even writing a children's book about them. Why does Mary Lou love birds so much? How did she write a book at such a young age?
Pets are an important part of the family. So when they get sick or hurt, we rely on the skill and compassion of veterinarians. This book features colorful pictures and easy-to-read text that allow young readers a glimpse at the demanding--but rewarding--world of animal doctors.
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 C classroom.
One of the few points about education upon which pretty much everyone involved – parents, teachers, heads, governors, politicians and even (not that they are often asked their opinion) the children themselves – is in agreement, is that teaching young people to read and write is amongst the most important things schools can and should do.