EAL 3-7: Getting it right from the start

  • Tricks to help you teach the essential rules of the English language
  • Strategies to help improve young children’s:
    • speaking
    • writing
    • listening
    • comprehension skills
  • Templates to assess and monitor progress in EAL
  • A vast range of ideas and resources to:
    • engage parents
    • set up your classroom

Information on speakers coming soon.

EAL and the national picture

Policy updates regarding EAL teaching

Ofsted’s latest best practice guidelines

The latest migration challenges

The latest research into what works in EAL teaching


Solutions to the 6 biggest EAL teaching challenges

Gaining the trust of a child who does not understand you

Creating an environment where it is safe to speak and experiment

Creating a curriculum where speech is modelled

Overcoming grammar differences

Using children’s natural skill of language acquisition

Understanding the cultural differences these children face


Practical activities and new assessment techniques

  • New assessment without levels methods

  • Templates to monitor developments in speaking, reading and writing

  • Ideas to structure learning to accelerate progress

  • Model lesson plans with high expectations

  • Methods to include parents of EAL learners

  • Examples of best practice multi-sensory teaching