EAL for Classroom Teachers


EAL for Classroom Teachers ebook cover
Offer Price£250.00
Feb 2019


English as an Additional Language (EAL) pupils form a growing part of our school’s population.

Catering for these pupils’ needs within the mainstream classroom is crucial to ensuring that their level of English proficiency develops, and that they effectively learn the necessary curriculum content.


This training will help participants to:

  • understand EAL pupils: recognise the key characteristics of English language learners to best shape your provision
  • understand EAL learner needs: know the fundamentals of effective teaching for EAL pupils in mainstream classes
  • teach EAL pupils: practical tips to adapt your lessons to meet the needs of EAL pupils
  • identify proficiency: successfully assess the English language proficiency of pupils
  • assess EAL pupils effectively: understand how to carry out EAL assessments, and how to use this information to inform planning
  • gauge understanding of content: clarify how to assess pupils’ understanding of curriculum content based on their level of English proficiency.

Summary of contents

How to use this course

This course (available as an eBook) comprises two units.

  • Unit One should be used with classroom staff: teachers and support colleagues.
  • Unit Two is more specialist and should be used with specialist colleagues.


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