Module 1: Who is the "young learner"?

At the end of the module, you should be able to:

  • provide your own definition of ‘young learners’

  • describe the developmental stages that learners go through between birth and puberty

  • discuss the practical implications of learner characteristics at different developmental stages

  • describe challenges and solutions in teaching younger learners

  • discuss the pros and cons of the early introduction of a foreign language