Young Learners

Young Learners

Format: Paperback
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Shortlisted for the Frank Bell Prize

Experienced authors, experts in their field, keep you up to date with current thinking, share ideas you can use immediately in class, and help you reflect on different approaches to teaching.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-437195-7

Key features

  • The book is based on the principle that English lessons form an integral part of a young learner's whole education, and that the teacher has a wider responsibility than the simple teaching of the language system.
  • Practical ideas are provided for a wide variety of language practice activities, including art and crafts, drama, games, storytelling and songs.
  • There are helpful hints for teachers new to young learners (age 6-12 years).


Note: A full contents list at the front of the book provides a complete list of the activities, the suggested level and age-group for each activity, and an approximate guide to the time an activity will take. The summary below aims to give a general idea of the book's organization.

The author and series editor
How to use this book

1 Listening (8 activities)

2 Speaking (7 activities)

3 Reading (7 activities)

4 Writing (6 activities)

5 Vocabulary and grammar (8 activities)

6 Games (9 activities)

7 Songs and chants (3 activities)

8 Creative activities (10 activities)

9 Video (5 activities)

10 Putting it all together

Classroom management
Lesson content
Lesson planning
Photocopiable worksheets
Further reading


  • 'A necessary addition to the library of every teacher of young learners.' - IATEFL Young Learners SIG Newsletter