These useful resources from Bracknell Forest EAL and Diversity Team at Bracknell Forest Council give schools basic phrases in different languages in PDF format for use with pupils and parents. They can be used for new arrivals or for checking understanding for New to English pupils. Some teachers and pupils may simply be interested in them to celebrate different languages as well.
Click on the language to download….
Arabic Chinese Czech German Greek Hindi Hungarian Italian Japanese Lithuanian Malayalam Polish Portuguese Russian Slovak Spanish Tagalog Tamil Thai Turkish Urdu
There are also lots more resources in different languages for use in Primary and Secondary schools on their website click here to open in a new window
- For: Parents, Primary, Secondary
- Language: Arabic, Chinese, Czech, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Malayalam, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Urdu
- Purpose: Class Signs, Dual Language, Information, Phrase books
A Teddy Talk for Easter using the book Spot’s First Easter has been added to the table.
Click on the link to go straight there!
Teddy Talk has a new style so have a look at the table (click on the link to go straight there) and choose a topic.
We have organised the table in a suggested order .. the first being suitable for pupils new to English and the latter ones for pupils working towards greater fluency.
There are also lots of new topics that have been added (apparently you say a sloth or a sleuth of bears so this is a sleuth of new Teddy Talks!):-
- Family – My mum, my dad and me
- Four Seasons – Un-Brella
- Minibeasts – Mad About Minibeasts
- Transport – Big Red Bus (a change from Mr Gumpy’s Transport
- People Who Help Us
- Pirates – Ten Little Pirates
- Animals and Habitats – Walking in the Jungle
- Chinese New Year – The Great Race
If you develop your own topics do let us know and we can add these too!
It’s Christmas Time has been added to the Teddy Talk Table (click on link to access).
It contains a Teddy Talk Plan, Christmas themed flashcards for you to use in a Teddy Talk session.
Ho ho ho!
A Nativity Teddy Talk has been added to the Teddy Talk Post.
Open the Teddy Talk post from the link above and then download the resources you need.
Here are a some new Polish resources for you to use in the classroom. One is a Polish Language Mat and the other is a set of language survival cards that teachers can use to ensure that newly arrived pupils understand directions and simple instructions.
Both resources are particularly helpful with new arrivals but also support children with some Polish literacy to find the right words. Click on the links below to download.
Polish Survival Guide
French Resources for Secondary Higher Art including a list of specialised vocabulary and translations.
Please find below additional links for Space activities for Teddy Talk with supporting Powerpoint presentation and PDF file of words and visuals.
Thanks to Caroline from Crown for sharing these.
If you are looking for further topics for Teddy Talk we have just posted the following on the Teddy Talk Topics Table (link below). Suggestions for further topics always welcome .
- Days of the week
- Farm Animals
- My Body
Teddy Talk Topics