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EAL Support

EAL: Strategies Using a Pupil's First Language


  1. Strategy Overview
    Strategy Source
    EAL Resources (Bell Foundation)

    What is this strategy about?
    Use a pupil learning EAL's home language to encourage a love of language, learning and increase grammatical knowledge.

    How can you support students with EAL to learn English?
    If you have the ability - purchase subject textbooks in their home language to support their learning. This will allow the child to learn and improve English skills while maintaining and developing their first language alongside it.

    Click here to explore Activities to Get Pupils Speaking (English and MFL).
  2. Choose this strategy if you want to...
    This EAL: Strategies Using a Pupil's First Language CPD strategy will help you:
    - Foster a love of learning
    - Reduce stress on pupil's learning EAL being immersed in a new language

    Interested in this strategy?
    If you're not already signed up, click here to register for a free account. If you already have an account, click here to choose this strategy as a 6-week initiative. (It only takes 10 minutes to start an initiative!)
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