‘English for academic purposes’ for EAL

 Jenny Verney is an English teacher and EAL and Academic Literacy Coordinator at a secondary school in Sheffield.  She teaches GCSE English and A-Level English Language, and writes and delivers courses in Academic English.  In this blog post she discusses the joys and challenges of developing a curriculum to teach academic language.   It was… Continue reading ‘English for academic purposes’ for EAL

Stribor’s Forest

This is a guest post by Mirela Dumić, a teacher of Croatian at the International School of London, in Surrey. Mirela and her students created a bilingual short film (at the end of this post) that was shown at the British Film Institute in London. In this post she describes the process and the lessons she and her multilingual learners… Continue reading Stribor’s Forest