Advanced EAL Learners

Advanced EAL learners are learners who are working within DfE English proficiency levels C and D.  They may have had all or most of their education in the UK and oral proficiency in English is usually indistinguishable from that of pupils with English as a first language.

The National Strategies resource contains useful advice and strategies (2009). They benefit both advanced EAL learners and monolingual English speakers to develop their academic literacy skills.

Bespoke Advanced EAL learner Project

Coventry EMAS offer bespoke Advanced EAL learner training in schools.  A training package can be tailored to the needs of your school and can consist of any of the components below:

  • initial planning meeting with the Senior Leadership Team;
  • 4 training sessions (Making the curriculum understandable, Talk and Collaborative Learning, Reading as a Writer, Writing as an Expert);
  • 4 post-training, in-class sessions;
  • written report and feedback to the Senior Leadership Team.

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