Teaching Young Language Learners provides an accessible, comprehensive overview of the issues surrounding the teaching of young learners. Covers skills, vocabulary and grammar, learning to
learn, adapting and designing materials, planning and assessment, policy decisions, and research. Integrates theory and practice in an accessible way, filling a gap between theoretical books and resource books.
Provides information on background issues as well as classroom techniques, with an emphasis on practical advice and guidance. Clear examples, tasks, and recommended further reading. Illustrates the differences between teaching different age groups. Suggests ways to undertake small-scale action research in primary language classrooms. Recommended for training courses and Diploma/MA courses, and suitable for practising teachers.