Module 1 - Discussion Forum

  1. How would you define “young learners”?

  2. How would you classify them in terms of ages and stages? In what ways do you think that cognitive development, motivation, attention span, multi-level groups and assessment might pose challenges for the teacher of young language learners?

  3. Visit one of the following websites and evaluate the site. Make a list of three interesting points you noted from the site.

    1. The Child Development Institute ( 

    2. National Association for the Education of Young Children (