Secondary Beginners

HELPING NEW BEGINNERS IN SECONDARY    A powerpoint presentation produced by ACC EAL Service for school staff outlining strategies to help beginners.   View either  as a  POWER POINT   or a  PDF File

TWINKL   Twinkl is a subscription website. (Aberdeen EAL Service has a subscription)  It has many resources suitable for Secondary beginners.   Please speak to the EAL teacher attached to your school and they will help you find resources for your students.

Future Learn – There are a number of free courses that you can sign up for on this website to help you learn English.
Basic English 1: Elementary
Basic English 2: Pre – Intermediate

LINGUASCOPE – subscription website

Dual Language books and other resources available from CRIS (Curriculum Resources and Information Service).  You can download an information sheet CRIS-info-sheet-June-2019.docx (1381 downloads) .

Collaborative Learning- lots of resources for use across the curriculum –Collaborative Learning

BBC World EnglishBBC World Service learning English and free resources on BBC Bitesize

Transfer Errors    Different languages say or write phrases in different ways.  This resource comes from Wigan and will highlight some of these Language Transfer Errors

Resources from Essex County Council   Checklists and Charts :

Stammering and the Bilingual Child–  The British Stammering Association

Useful websites for English teaching resources

Gordon Ward Racing to English -Numeracy and literacy activities for beginners to English, including card games and track games.

English Space – Provides over 60 hours of interactive lesson materials specifically designed for UK EAL newly arrived immigrant, refugee, and asylum seeking pupils of secondary school age.

ESL – Offers some free online activities which help with learning English in Key Stages 2, 3 and 4. There are sections for primary

Woodward English   Vocabulary and Grammar.    These are twin sites that will allow students to develop Vocabulary and Grammar  – lots of free worksheets   Games  Short films with lesson plans at a variety of levels  British Council and BBC Teaching English  British Council Learn English Teens  ESOL Nexus

Useful websites for resources to help pupils access the mainstream curriculum  The Bell Foundation EAL Nexus   BBC Bitesize

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