Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL)

Online15 Hours

This TEFL/TESOL Specialization course is designed to help English teachers teach young learners in unique and different ways from learners of other age groups. This course is included as part of the TESOL Diploma program or can be taken on its own. The course looks at the different needs of young learners and explores techniques you can use to teach a second language to those who have not yet mastered their first language. The course will also explore how you can manage young learners and the classroom so that you can maximize learning at all times.

Course Content

Who is a young learner?
Cognitive development theory
Stages of development for young learners
Teaching the four skills
Teaching grammar and vocabulary
Characteristics of young learners
Disciplining young learners
Activities for very young learners


Who Should Take This Course?

New and current English teachers
Individuals who plan on working with young learners
TESOL/TEFL Graduates
Teachers looking for professional development


How is the Course Done?

This online course is done entirely through the Internet and offers a flexible format of studying at your own pace for individuals who are constrained by location or work hours. Students can start the course at anytime and there is no schedule of classes that they must follow. Upon registration, students receive a unique login and password to UNI-Prep's online Student Portal where they can access all course material and complete any assessments. Upon successful completion of the course components, students are awarded a Certificate from UNI-Prep. The Certificate is a great way of showing employers further credentials for anyone interested in advancing in the world of teaching English.

Any participant who completes the course receives an American Certificate in Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL) issued from UNI-Prep Institute in USA.


What Does the Fee Include?

24/7 access to UNI-Prep's online Student Portal
All course materials and assessments
Tutor support
Electronic Certificate upon completion
1 year to complete the course, with extensions if needed


Course Start Date:?

Anytime, online course

Student Reviews

Leilanie Lee

The TESOL Diploma program features excellent teachers who help you master teaching strategies and develop skills on your feet and in the classroom.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to have teaching experience to enroll in the course?

No, you do not need to have any teaching experience to enroll in the TESOL & TEFL program. The programs are designed to instruct students of all levels on how to be an effective English language teacher. Students with and without teaching experience can benefit from the course in order to gain further credentials and qualifications to be an English language teacher around the world.
Yes! UNI-Prep's TESOL & TEFL programs are accredited by ACCREDITAT, a prominent accreditation body focusing specifically on TESOL & TEFL training programs.
The amount of time it will take you to complete the course depends on how quickly you are able to work through the material since this course is designed to be studied at your own pace. Most students finish the Certificate program in 2-4 weeks and the Diploma program in 3-5 weeks. Students have 1 year to complete the course.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a PDF copy via e-mail immediately. You will also receive a hard copy shipped to you internationally via regular mail. Both of these are included in the course fees. There are no additional fees for shipping and handling.

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