Addressing languages and language learning

 Engaging with Identity Languages

ACS Egham International School EAL teacher, Shelly McClanahan, is working on an action research project investigating how using L1 texts, alongside English Language texs of the same novels, improves Middle School EAL students’ reading comprehension, vocabularly development and class participation.

This literature review has been written by Catherine Copeland.  Catherine is the Director of Global EDGEucation and has a keen interest in the future of multilingual language development in international and national schools.

Working with bilingual and plurilingual learners

This literature review has been written by Dr Dina Mehmedbegovic, Lecturer in Education at University College London’s Institute of Education (IOE). Dr Mehmedbegovic’s main area of research is sociolinguistics and the positioning of languages in education.  This literature review was developed in support of cim’s Native Language Enrichment project, led by Jane Fox.

English as an Additional Language (EAL)

This literature review focuses on EAL provision in England, as well as other relevant national and international research. It has been written by Dr Dina Mehmedbegovic, Lecturer in Education at University College London’s Institute of Education (IOE).

Click here to see Dr. Mehmedbegovic present the findings of this literature review: http://youtu.be/PHTo1Lpvrnk