Our teaching English to Young Learners course (TEYL)

Welcome to our TEYL course! Teaching English to Young Learners is by far the fastest growing area in English teaching in France, and there is a huge demand  in France for qualified YL teachers. See here for one ex trainee’s experiences teaching kids in Toulouse.

This one week, 18 hour, classroom based course can be taken as an add-on week to our Certificate in TEFL course (see dates below). The TEYL course is open to anyone who has our  TEFL Toulouse qualification or equivalent (eg CELTA) and runs from 9.30 to 1pm  or from 2 to 5.30pm daily, at our training centre.

Successful trainees are awarded the TEFL Toulouse Certificate in Teaching Young Learners (Cert. TEYL).

TEYL Course content

  • Classroom management for young learners and teenagers
  • Teaching practice teaching real young learners at a local language school (Saturday after the course)
  • How children learn
  • Teaching vocabulary
  • Planning lessons
  • Storytelling
  • Songs, chants and games
  • Observation of a YL class
  • Peer teaching practice of the main areas above

The course mainly focuses on the 5 to 10 age group, although classroom management for teenagers is also included.

The course costs 350euros for TEFL Toulouse trainees, and 400euros for holders of other TEFL certificates.

TEFL Toulouse trainees fromAustralia, USA, South Africa

How to pay

100 euro deposit 3 weeks before the course begins, then the remainder needs to be paid by 7 days before the course begins.

Deposits received over 4 weeks in advance entitle you to a 50euro discount on the remaining fee.

Please email us at info@tefltoulouse.com to reserve your place.

TEYL course dates 2019

February 4 to 8

April 29 to May 3

June 10 to 14

September 2 to 6

November 11 to 15


  • Participants cannot begin the course until the payment for the whole course has been made
  • There is no reimbursement of the 100e deposit
  • In the unlikely case we cancel the course or withdraw your acceptance we will reimburse all fees paid to us
  • No money can be refunded for missed lessons
  • Participants will need to provide us with a “casier judiciaire” criminal background check some days before the course begins (easy to do online and we show you how)
  • Where appropriate, all TEYL fees will be reimbursed to you if you do not pass our 4 week TEFL course beforehand


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