With Teaching English to Children (TEC) training program, TESOL Canada helps all its teaching aspirants choose a career that truly helps to shape the future of young learners with specific EFL learning goal. With creativity and the right outlook, the candidate can find a lot of useful ideas to help the non-native children learn English. But helping children realize their dreams comes with its own set of challenges and this particular training program aimed at Young Learners helps the candidates to learn new methods to implement, new technology to integrate and more information about the subjects the aspirants going to teach young learners. Teaching English to Children (TEC) also offers opportunities for immense professional development and with a passion to teach young students while trotting the world; this course would prove to be extremely beneficial.


Enrol in TESOL Canada’s Teaching English to Children (TEC) training program to witness the steady growth of English communication skill in young learners in your classroom. Of late there has been a widespread demand for teachers teaching English to young learners in countries where English is a second or a foreign language. This particular training program for the teachers covers topics like language acquisition, how children learn language, teaching listening, speaking, reading, writing, lesson planning, material designing and handling mixed group, classroom management, importance of stories, games and songs, correction techniques etc. This program equips the teaching aspirants with the skills and knowledge which makes teaching young learners a rewarding experience. Moreover, our expert tutors will closely follow your progress and will help you with their valuable inputs throughout the program. In the end of the course, you will need to sit for the TESOL Canada Board Exam and earn the TESOL Canada certificate.

Teaching English to Children – Curriculum

Duration – 120 hours

PHASE I - Language learning and language acquisition

  • The Hypothesis
  • The Difference between learning and acquisition
  • Assignment

EFL teaching

  • Methodologies and Approaches

How do children learn English?

  • Practical approaches to teaching children
  • The levels
  • Language Development and context
  • Assignment

PHASE II - Teaching Listening

  • The importance of listening in the classroom
  • Listening activities
  • Self - Assignment

Teaching Speaking

  • Speaking in the classroom
  • Student talk
  • Introducing language
  • Activities
  • Self - Assignment

Teaching Reading

  • Approaches to reading
  • Building confidence
  • Different Material
  • Assignment

Teaching Writing

  • Pre-writing tasks
  • Activities
  • Some more ideas
  • Assignment

Phase 3: How to handle mixed groups

  • Mixed groups
  • Helpful strategies
  • Group work
  • Assignment

Class Management

  • The teacher
  • The room
  • Rules
  • Working in groups
  • Self-Assignment - not to be submitted

Lesson Planning

  • The need to plan
  • Different ways of planning
  • The framework
  • When things go wrong
  • Assignment

Phase 4: Materials in the classroom

  • Things to make
  • Things to buy
  • Assignment

Stories, games, songs, chants

  • How to use stories
  • Games - some ideas
  • The importance of songs and chants
  • Self-Assignments - not to be submitted

Phase 5: Correction techniques

  • Look at error differently
  • Ways of error correction
  • Assignment

Evaluation techniques

  • The meaning
  • Purpose
  • Formative assessment
  • The continuous system
  • Assignment

Course Duration and Fees

The duration of Teaching English to Children program is of 60 hours which can be covered in 3 months. The course helps the aspiring EFL/ESL teachers develop skills in TEFL teaching as they prepare to teach the young learners. It can be completed within 120 hours .

You can take up online course at a reasonable course fee of 400 USD.


The trainees enrolling in our course can expect complete guidance from our experienced tutors who are committed to helping the trainees to achieve their learning goals. With years of valuable experience, the tutors provide great academic support to the trainees and guide them through all the aspects of teaching giving valuable advice in every step of the way. You can reach out to them via email. They share their expertise and relevant information related to the course content to help you with your queries. A lot of emphasis is given on the evaluation process and the tutors will meticulously evaluate your assignments and provide you with the much-needed feedback.


In the end of the course, the candidates need to appear for TESOL Canada Board exam (TCBE). After successfully appearing for the exam, the candidates will be awarded with an exclusive TESOL Canada certificate that is globally accepted and recognized.


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