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Resources for EAL Learners

If your home language is not English we have a list of reources to help you during the school closure period:

  1. The British Council learn English Kids – designed for parents to use with their children to support them learning English: https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/
  2. Racing to English Picture Dictionary – useful to have in school and to send home for parents to discuss the vocabulary with Pietro in Portuguese and English: http://www.racingtoenglish.moonfruit.com/other-free-downloads/4545216728
  3. For stories to read in your child’s first language:

i/ Real world stories: https://worldstories.org.uk/

ii/ International digital children’s library: http://en.childrenslibrary.org/

4. Story readings in English daily online, Oliver Jeffers – for parents who may feel less confident reading in English to their children: https://www.instagram.com/oliverjeffers/?hl=en&fbclid=IwAR3b1Dd0QevdJHwM_TOBaHDpsyUMMSEn8QUKbfGwZAU17yESMzd6VArsPeM

5. Writing activities to use with older EAL learners: https://ealjournal.org/2020/03/24/home-writing-tasks-during-school-closures/

6. The Bell Foundation website has advice for parents that can be translated into over one hundred languages (select language tab on top right of page): https://ealresources.bell-foundation.org.uk/parents

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