Shared Resources for English and ESOL

The following resources have been shared by Steve Cooke, ex-chair of NALDIC for you to use in your classroom. If you have any resources you would like to share please send them in to EAL Highland.

Listen and fill in the missing verbs – Alex’s holiday

Sequencing short phrases activity to create a Snail poem

Animal Haikus

Animal Haikus instructions

Matching questions to parts of text – Penguins live in the Antarctic

Shared Resources for Maths

The following resources have been shared by Steve Cooke, ex-chair of NALDIC for you to use in your classroom. If you have any resources you would like to share please send them in to EAL Highland.

Maths resources 1b – England Jamaica what crops can you grow

Maths resources – England Jamaica climate graphs

Maths word problems – World Cup Time Differences Brazil

Maths word problems – Basketball scores with answers

Shared Resources for Modern Studies

The following resources have been shared by Steve Cooke, ex – chair of NALDIC. Feel free to use in your classroom, and also to send us resources that you have developed and would like to share with others.

 

Timeline – Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King I Have A Dream text

Timeline – Civil Rights facts and cards

Timeline – Civil Rights blank with dates

Problem Solution using writing frame – global warming

Teddy Talk and Big Bear Banter record keeping sheets

 

 

big bear

Some schools have developed their own ways of keeping track of their Teddy Talk and Big Bear Banter sessions, but just in case you haven’t done so yet, here are some record sheets to keep track of sessions that are taking place for Teddy Talk and Big Bear Banter.

 

Teddy Talk Record of Activities

Big Bear Banter Record of Activities Final

Read All About It! News and Current Affairs Sites for Learning English

Here are some links to useful websites that can be used for the teaching of EAL Pupils.

News In Levels  is an American site that has different news stories that are pitched at 3 different levels. Key words are highlighted and explained and there are accompanying You Tube clips of the news stories being read out .

Breaking News has 7 different levels and accompanying question sheets that could be used for homework and getting pupils to think about the news story in more detail.

New Internationalist is a well known magazine looking at stories from the developing world. They have adapted their stories to be written in simpler English to be more accessible to pupils. Useful for developing Global Citizenship approaches in EAL teaching.

 

If anyone comes across further sites that may be useful, please post them in a comment to share.

European Day of Languages Event

Please print this poster off and publicise this event if you think anyone would be interested in your area. Thanks.

European Day of Languages 2015 Poster

You and your family and friends are invited to

A celebration of the European day of Languages On

Saturday 26th September 12:30pm-15:30pm

At the Spectrum Centre, Inverness

Celebrate bilingualism, share your language with others, learn simple phrases in another language

Live music, traditional dance and complimentary refreshments

Free entry

We hope to see you there,

Best wishes from Adult Learning, Inverness

Interpretation and Translation Services for Highland Council

interpreter_symbol_textIf you need to access Interpreting and Translation Services just click on the picture box for further information. You will be directed to the Highland Council Intranet and so if using a machine outside Highland Council establishments you will need to use your User Name and Password to access it as it is for Highland Council Users only.

Supporting Bilingual Learners of English in Highland Schools