IH Madrid Young Learners Course

IH Madrid Young Learners Course

Ideas and activities for teaching young learners

The course provides effective engaging teaching to young learners in a fun environment which is safe and conducive to learning. This course offers teachers who have the CELTA certificate or equivalent formal training in Teaching English as a Foreign Language the skills to teach children aged 3-16.

The course is ideal for newly qualified teachers and those with little experience in teaching children. There is a sensible balance of good teaching practices and the methodology that supports it.

Each day there will be two core sessions that cover different aspects of planning and teaching young learners. Teachers will be actively involved in the sessions and try out many of the activities with follow-on discussion.

Course contents 
Child Development, Classroom Management, Lesson Planning, Motivating Children, Speaking Skills, Using Children’s Stories, Presenting New Language, Revising Language, Exploiting Music and Songs, Correction, Creative Activities, Children’s Games, Teaching Pronunciation, Drama and Movement, Motivating Teens, Adapting the Coursebook, Reading and Listening, Young Learners Exams, Using Technology, Evaluating Young Learners and much more.

The tutors are all working teachers with a wide experience in teaching young learners across the different age groups. There will be guidance on planning lessons and a wide variety of materials for teachers to use straight away in their own classes.


Available face-to-face or online. Please check with the centre.


Next course:

Extensive: On Friday mornings: 14 April – 16 June 2023. 09:30 to 12:30 face-to-face in IH Alonso Martínez.



Steps to enrol

1. Reserve a level test

You can take the test online or in one of our centres. Fill in the form at the bottom of this page and we’ll call you to give you an appointment.

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2. Your level:

One of our pedagogical advisors will analyze your written and oral level and recommend the appropriate level for you.

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3. Groups and timetables:

Our customer service team will confirm what options we have for your level

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4. Enrolment:

You can complete the enrolment by phone or face-to-face in our of our centres.

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