TIPS FOR KEEPING YOUNG TEFL LEARNERS INTERESTED
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Teaching young TEFL learners in the classroom can be challenging. Unlike older children, young learners find it difficult to sit still and concentrate for long periods of time.
Don’t forget these 3 key points about TEFL young learners
- Young learners have short attention spans
- They need frequent subject changes
- They enjoy learning through games
So, how do you keep young learners interested?
Tips to keep young TEFL learners interested:
Get young TEFL learners out of their chairs
Sitting in a chair for 45 minutes is difficult for young TEFL learners. It’s best to involve them in your classes. You can do this by giving them an activity they must do in a team. Get them to move to another part of the classroom. Or, you can get them to come up to the white board and draw or fill in missing letters from a word.
Make Learning Fun for young TEFL learners
Play educational games in class. This will help your young TEFL learners to associate learning English with having fun. For example, if you are teaching clothing items, bring a big bag of old adult’s clothes with two of everything inside. Put them on the desk in a bundle. Split your class into two teams and say the name of an article they have to come up, find the article of clothing and put it on. It’s a fun way to teach young learners the names of clothing items.
Change Your Activities Frequently for young TEFL learners
To keep young TEFL learners interested you must change class activities frequently. Don’t stay on one subject for more than 10 or 15 minutes, or you will find that your students begin to get bored and fidgety. You can begin the class with an explanation of what you’re going to teach. Do an activity on the board, play a game, sing a song and end the class with a quiet activity that clams them down and reinforces what they have been learning. It can be challenging, but a lesson plan will help you to make the changes easily.
Remember these useful tips when teaching young TEFL learners to keep them interested.
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You have the right to object to the ELEARNING FUTURES LTD processing your personal data in the following circumstances:
Personal information used for direct marketing
If we are using your personal information to send you direct marketing, you have the right to object at any time. If you exercise this right, we will stop processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes. However, we may keep your information on a “suppression list” to ensure your information is not added to any marketing lists at some point in the future.
Automated decision making and profiling
- ‘Profiling’ is the automated use of personal data held on a computer to analyse or predict things that have a legal effect, or other similarly significant effects, on the individual. Examples would include economic situation, health, personal preferences or interests and location. You have the right not to be subject to a solely automated decision (that is, a decision made electronically, with no human intervention), and this may include profiling (although there is no general right to object to profiling). If you are concerned the ELEARNING FUTURES LTD has made a solely automated decision about you, you can object.
- Please note, ELEARNING FUTURES LTD is allowed to carry out automated decisions with no human intervention where you have given your explicit consent to this processing (although you have the right to withdraw your consent).
- We are also permitted to make automated decisions with no human intervention in the following circumstances:
- The automated decision is necessary to enter into, or perform a contract, or complete a contract involving you and the ELEARNING FUTURES LTD.
- The automated decision is allowed under a law passed at the European Union level, or at the level of the European Union or EEA member state level (i.e., is allowed under national law). The law will provide safeguards to protect your rights and freedoms.
However, you still have a general right to object in both of the above circumstances, providing reasons why you think the processing is having a negative effect on you. If you do object, we will carefully consider your reasons, and decide whether to review the decision-making process in your specific case.
Right to data portability
- If you have provided your information to ELEARNING FUTURES LTD, you have the right to request and receive a copy of that information in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.
- You also have the right to ask us to send the information we hold about you to another organisation.
- There are some situations in which the right to data portability does not apply. For further information, please contact us.
Exercising your rights concerning the processing of your personal information
If you wish to exercise any of the above rights concerning the way in which we process your personal information, please contact:
Risk Management Team
ELEARNING FUTURES LTD,
21-22 Old Steine,
Email: [email protected]
Your right to complain to a national data protection regulator (data protection supervisory authority)
- If you think we have processed your personal information unfairly or unlawfully, or we have not complied with your rights under GDPR, you have the right to complain to a national data protection regulator.
- Complaints about how we process your personal information can be considered by the data protection regulator.