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International Perspectives on Teaching English to Young Learners

  • Sarah Rich

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Taking Stock: Where Are We Now with TEYL?

  3. Starting Points for an Inquiry into TEYL Pedagogic Practice

  4. Teaching TEYL in a Globalized World: New Opportunities and New Challenges

  5. Introducing Innovations in TEYL Practice

  6. Conclusion: The Added Value of International Perspectives on TEYL

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 201-206

About this book


This volume comprises 11 research-led accounts from Teaching English to Young Learner (TEYL) educators working in a range of diverse settings worldwide. The innovative practical and theoretical perspectives offer some important insights into effective TEYL pedagogy for the 21st century.


English German primary school second language teaching English

Editors and affiliations

  • Sarah Rich
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ExeterUK

About the editors

Wendy Arnold, TESOL educator, UK Janice Bland, University of Vechta, Lower Saxony, Germany Zehang Chen, Beijing Normal University, China Alina Gamboa, Independent Scholar, UK Brian Gaynor, Muroran University, Japan Sang-Ah Jeon, University of Exeter, UK Caroline Linse, Queen's University, Belfast, UK Leketi Makalela, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa Mohammad Manasreh, Qatar University Shelagh Rixon, Independent Scholar, UK El?bieta Sowa, University of Exeter, UK Qiang Wang, Beijing Normal University, China

Bibliographic information


“This Palgrave book provides descriptions and analysis of various researchled projects from Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL) educators working mainly with primary school students in different countries throughout the world. … Sarah Rich emphasizes the idea of taking advantage of these worldwide experiences, which … will surely help teachers and educators from all schools to tackle our work in an ever-changing and globalised world.” (Gloria Gallego Jiménez, Estudios Sobre Educación, Vol. 31, 2016)