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Westover Green Community School and Autism Centre

EAL -Supporting Multi-lingual Learners

January 2021

Dear grown-ups, It is extremely important for your children to continue reading, listening and speaking English at home. I have prepared some resources, which are fun and easy to use. I will be updating them regularly for the children to have a variety of activities.

1. https://www.esl-lounge.com/student/first-words.php - follow the link to LEARN or IMPROVE your English. 

You can see a picture, look at the word and hear it, you can also practice your SPAG or watch interesting videos. 

"Describe"r Games Practicing sentences Watching videos


https://www.gamestolearnenglish.com/ very good website – interesting games and activities for everyone. No need to register. You can choose your level and kind of activity – and have fun! I loved the “Telling time” activity BUT my poor cat fell off the bridge SO MANY times! :) Give it a try and let me know how you did it!


Vocabulary activitiesWord games Phrases  and word combinations activities Sentence games

Monday 8th June 2020

This week we are looking at our vocabulary or words we can use when we speak English. The more words we know, the better we can explain what we need, want, can do.

1. http://www.letshavefunwithenglish.com/ - interactive games, vocabulary exercises and other resources for everyone. 

 2.British Council offer lots of activities to improve your English skills. Follow the link http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/category/topics/animals and have fun.

3. https://en.duolingo.com/ - a good way to learn any language, including English. Very good for adults and Year 6. 


Monday 18th May 

1. Can you be a super hero and win the "Sentence battle"?  http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/interactive/sentences.html 

2. The Small Town Superheroes have an urgent mission for you! https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zd63xyc/articles/zncgvk7

3. https://agendaweb.org/ offers a wide range of activities, take your pick! 

Monday 11th May

1. It is always difficult to use past tense correctly. Here is a link to some practice exercises  https://eslflow.com/incredibly-useful-past-tense-teaching-activities.html You can also check your answers after each task. 

2. I LOVE READING! Do you want to read yourself? Listen to the story? Watch the video? Read along? This is for you! https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/home?authCtx=U.794217314 

2. Did you know that children in Poland have online lessons too? Chlick on the link to learn some topics in polish https://lektury.gov.pl/katalog-lektur. There are videos to support your learning. I liked Jak zrobić lapbook? (po polsku) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNhOGo8r4II - fun and easy!


Click for other Languages:

Română: Dragi maturi, Este foarte important pentru copiii dvs. să continue să citească, să asculte și să vorbească engleza acasă. Am pregătit câteva resurse care sunt distractive și ușor de utilizat. Le voi actualiza regulat, astfel încât copiii să poată îndeplini diverse sarcini.

Polski: Drodzy dorośli, Bardzo ważne jest, aby dzieci nadal czytały, słuchały i rozmawiały po angielsku w domu. Przygotowałem zasoby, które są zabawne i łatwe w użyciu. Będę je regularnie aktualizować, aby dzieci mogły wykonywać różne zadania.

Русский: Уважаемые взрослые, Вашим детям очень важно продолжать читать, слушать и говорить по-английски дома. Я подготовила некоторые ресурсы, которые забавны и просты в использовании.Я буду регулярно обновлять их, чтобы дети могли выполнять различные задания.

Portuguesa: É muito importante que seus filhos continuem lendo, ouvindo e falando inglês em casa. Eu preparei alguns recursos que são divertidos e fáceis de usar.Vou atualizá-los regularmente para que as crianças possam concluir várias tarefas.

Türkçe: Sevgili yetişkinler, çocuklarınızın evde İngilizce okumaya, dinlemeye ve konuşmaya devam etmesi çok önemlidir. Eğlenceli ve kullanımı kolay bazı kaynaklar hazırladım. Çocukların çeşitli görevleri yerine getirmesi için düzenli olarak güncelleyeceğim.

 Lietuvių kalba: mieli suaugusieji, nepaprastai svarbu, kad jūsų vaikai ir toliau namuose skaitytų, klausytųsi ir kalbėtų angliškai. Aš paruošiau keletą šaltinių, kuriuos smagu ir lengva naudoti. Aš juos reguliariai atnaujinsiu, kad vaikai galėtų užsiimti įvairia veikla.

Home learning

Monday 4th May 2020

1. A spelling bee at https://www.gamestolearnenglish.com/spelling-bee/ will help you to become an expert speller.

2. The British Council have prepared a lot of resources to help children learn English. You can listen to the stories, read, play games, learn new words here - http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/

 3. Mama Lisa website https://www.mamalisa.com/?t=el has songs and poems from all over the world! They are in English and a language of your choice. I liked one about  Жаба Кекерица (Auntie Froggy) in Bulgarian. 

Monday 20th April 2020

Welcome back! We hope you all had lovely Easter break with lots of fun and laughter. 

Shall we start with some word work today?  Go to https://www.gamestolearnenglish.com/fast-vocab/  You can choose a topic (animals are great fun!) and play matching games. How many new words have you learned? 

I like a Describer game too. You must guess a word from it's description. Why not give it a go? https://www.gamestolearnenglish.com/describer/

Have you ever imagined living underwater? Sean did! Let's read a story about him and do some fun activities.  



Thursday  2nd April 2020

1. http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SimpleSearchCategory?ids=85&pnum=1&cnum=1&text=&lang=English&ilangcode=en&ilang=English&langid=456 - This is my FAVOURITE! (you all know how much I love reading!) It is the link to CHILDREN’S LIBRARY website. It gives adults opportunity to read with the children and check their understanding of the stories. It is easy to surf, enables to choose age appropriate books and a language. The books are in English and a language of your choice.

When you have chosen the book, make sure you click on the other language (for example English or Romanian) to read in both languages.

2. https://www.gamestolearnenglish.com/ very good website – interesting games and activities for everyone. No need to register. You can choose your level and kind of activity – and have fun! I loved the “Telling time” activity BUT my poor cat fell off the bridge SO MANY times! Give it a try and let me know how you did it!