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30 hour Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL)

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30 hour Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL)

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A 30 hour online TESOL course specialising in Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL).

This course is for teachers who already hold an initial TESOL qualification.


  • Offline price: £125.00

    Offline: PC/Mac compatible. Download in PDF/Word. Option to print coursework for reference.

A 30 hour online TESOL/TEFL training course for existing TEFL certificate holders, helping you to gain the skills and confidence to succeed with younger learners. Study at your own pace, with up to 6 months to complete. 

Ideal if:

  • you’re TEFL qualified and want to specialise in TEYL
  • you’re a volunteer teacher seeking to work with Young Learners
  • you’re a TA (teaching assistant) or already on teaching ‘placement’
  • you want to further your career in TESOL

Why this course

Get it right and there is nothing like the feeling of satisfaction you gain from teaching a class of young learners. But you need to be prepared. Facing a class of energetic youngsters without the necessary training is quite a different prospect. 

Our Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL) course helps you manage, motivate and succeed with the 3-17 year age group. Across 2 modules you’ll get full tutorial support and feedback on your work (unlike many other shorter add-ons courses).

How the course works

As soon as you register, you'll get directed to log in to your personal student area where you can message your tutor, download your course and view latest TESOL jobs worldwide via our jobs feed.

After downloading your first module (there are 2 in total) you can work offline when you want to. 

When complete, simply upload your modules via your student area and get full feedback from your tutor. We've made this course as flexible and easy for you to access as possible.

Throughout the course you’ll be able to access live teaching segments, podcasts and links to some of the top EFL material on the web today to keep you interested & motivated.


This course is for existing EFL teachers who wish to enhance their career and learn more about teaching in this specialised area of Young Learner English. Applicants should already hold a TEFL certificate and have some experience in teaching EFL.

Our courses are open to all native and non-native English speakers with good written and spoken English. If you are a non-native English speaker, please see the course eligibility requirements on our FAQ page. Remember you can always ask us if you are not sure about your level of English. 

We also welcome application from schools wishing to train their teachers in-house. Please email wbradridge@global-english.com for more information.


This 2 module course is approx. 30 study hours and typically take between 3-4 weeks to complete but you can go faster or slower than that if you wish. Because many of our trainees are balancing work/life commitments, we go at your speed and allow up to 6 months for course completion. You can check out what’s covered on your course on the course content page. 


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Courses Level 1 Level 1 + Young Learners Level 1 + business Level 1 plus 1-2-1 Level 2 Level 2 + Young Learners Level 2 + business Level 2 + 1-2-1 Teaching business English Teaching English to Young Learners Teaching English 1-2-1 Grammar course Weekend face-face
Price £195.00 £295.00 £295.00 £295.00 £315.00 £395.00 £395.00 £395.00 £140.00 £140.00 £140.00 £50.00 £170-£190
Duration (hours) 70 100 100 100 150 180 180 180 30 30 30 20 20 or 28
Time limit (months) 6 6 6 6 18 18 18 18 6 6 6 6 n/a
Modules 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 2 2 1 n/a
Content General English General English + Young Learners General English + Business General English + 1-2-1 General English General English + Young Learners General English + Business General English + 1-2-1 Business Young Learners One to One Grammar General
Certificate Yes. ACTDEC YES. ACTDEC Yes. ACTDEC Yes. ACTDEC Yes. ACTDEC Yes. ACTDEC Yes. ACTDEC Yes. ACTDEC Yes. GE Yes. GE Yes. GE Yes. GE Yes. 20 or 28 hour
Course book provided No Yes Yes No* No Yes Yes No* Yes Yes No* No No
View live teaching excerpts Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No. n/a
All courses can be started at any time, have personal tutor support and a 14 day money back guarantee
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