Activities for first lessons that boost your YL classroom management

Gosia Malinowska-Gdaniec


The aim of this workshop is to show how to boost YL classroom management during the first lessons of the semester. I will share a variety of activities and techniques suitable for primary (6-11) students which have been tested with learners in Poland, Vietnam, Qatar and Oman. Participants will experience and discuss a mixture of speaking and writing tasks.


Gosia has been working in ELT since 2002 as a teacher, manager (EY & Primary courses at British Council Poland 2017-2022) and teacher trainer (TYLEC Tutor). She holds Cambridge English DELTA with YL specialism as well as a Master’s in TEFL and is currently doing a Master’s in Applied Educational Leadership at UCL (UK). In 2022, she founded

Presentation Details

Type of presentation: Workshop
Presentation is for: General audience
Presentation focuses on: EFL education
Presentation Coding: Young Learners (YL) Non-Commercial
Speaking on behalf of a publisher, examination board, or commercial organisation? Yes,

Scheduled for

Date: Saturday, 2022-09-17, 13:10 - 13:50
Place: Lecture Hall 4.13