Shortlisted for the UKLA Academic Book Award 2013!As the number of children learning EAL in primary schools increase, trainee teachers need to develop the professional skills and expertise to teach them. This text reconsiders which children should come under the umbrella of EAL and provides practical strategies for teaching them in an inclusive classroom. It asks 'what do we mean by EAL?' and covers essential theories of learning and approaches to teaching. Chapter topics include; speaking and listening; and reading and writing, and activities and case studies to link theory to practice are provided throughout. About the Transforming Primary QTS SeriesThis series reflects the new, creative way schools are begining to teach, taking a fresh approach to supporting trainees as they work towards primary QTS. Titles provide fully up to date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links.
Teaching Bilingual and EAL Learners in Primary Schools