Assessing and Developing YLs Speaking Skills

Assessing and Developing Young Learners' Speaking Skills Course

IH Bangkok & Chiang Mai is pleased to offer a unique online young learners course that trains teachers to not only accurately assess young learners’ speaking skills, but also teaches them how to effectively develop their students’ speaking skills. This is an extremely practical course that isn’t available anywhere else and is exclusive to IH Bangkok & Chiang Mai, the largest Cambridge CELTA and Delta course provider in the world.

The course is run by an experienced Cambridge Young Learner Examiner who has been teaching YLs for over 20 years and has been assessing YLs since 2012. During the course we look at the different assessment criteria for the various age groups as well as abilities, and have practice is assessing young learners and interpreting the criteria.  We will also present effective ideas and activities to use in the classroom to develop the students’ speaking skills.  On completion of the course, teachers will walk away being much more confident and accurate when assessing students’ speaking skill as well as more effective in helping their students ace the speaking exam.

This course is suited to

  • teachers who are, or plan to, teach the international YL speaking exams
  • teachers who want to become better at developing YL speaking skills

All participants will be presented with a professional certificate confirming that they have been trained in assessing young learners in speaking exams that will impress in any job interview as well as any pushy parent.  The course is online so applicants are welcomed to apply wherever they are in the world.