This study has been conducted in fourteen 4th graders' classrooms in Turkish curriculum laboratory elementary schools in seven cities of Turkey during the academic year 2006-2007 in order to find out young language learners' attitudes towards English and English lessons in Turkish elementary schools. To determine young language learners' attitudes towards English language inside and outside the classroom, two questionnaires have been developed. The findings of the study have revealed that the pupils seem to have developed positive attitudes towards English language skills and sub skills, materials, the course book, and activities. It has been found out that the attitudes of the pupils change significantly according to language skills and learning environment. There is not a significant difference in the attitudes of pupils towards English according to gender.