• Children as language learners
• Learning strategies
• Communication strategies
• Cognitive strategies
• Lesson planning
• Exam practice tasks
• What makes children different from
other language learners?
• What classroom activities cater for
• Discuss in pairs, the statements from
YL teachers about the activities they
do in the classroom to adjust to
children´s learning style
Match the teachers´ comments with
the strips describing the activities
A strategy involves setting goals,
determining actions to achieve the
goals, and mobilizing resources to
execute the actions.
“specific actions taken by the learner to
make learning easier, faster, more
enjoyable, more self-directed, more
effective, and more transferrable to new
(R. Oxford, 1990)
Cognitive strategies are one type of
learning strategy that learners use in order
to learn more successfully.
All of these strategies involve deliberate
manipulation of language to improve
Dump and Clump
Sounding out words
Self-checking and Monitoring.
Match the strategy with the
Match the headings provided with the
sample from a TKT YL session
• Bring a material/activity that you find
useful and have used in several
• Explain the rationale behind its use
(try using what we have discussed so
far to describe this point)
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