EAL In the Early Years

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 Anita Soni

EAL in the Early Years is a reassuring guide that offers practical suggestions on how best to support young children learning English as an Additional Language. The book focuses on simplifying the key messages of teaching EAL in a way that is accessible and relevant to current early years practice, helping practitioners to manage some of the key difficulties they face.

EAL in the Early Years:

  • Will help you to understand the importance of meeting the needs of children and families in your setting
  • Offers help and guidance on what is good practice and how to achieve it
  • Provides case studies of EAL children, explaining how their needs have been met
  • Outlines the theories that underpin first and second language acquisition
  • Includes tools to encourage slef-reflection and evaluation


Chapter 1   What are bilingualism, EAL and
  Chapter 7   Supporting children using the characteristics
of effective learning
Chapter 2   What to do first when working with a
child learning EAL
  Chapter 8   How can the Key Person approach be used?
Chapter 3   EAL and the EYFS   Chapter 9   The environment for supporting children
learning EAL
Chapter 4   Supporting children in the prime areas of
learning and development
  Chapter 10   How to identify and support EAL learners
with Special Educational Needs
Chapter 5   Supporting children in the specific areas of
learning and development
  Chapter 11   Challenges and dilemmas
Chapter 6   How to observe, assess and plan for
children learning EAL
  Chapter 12   Reflecting on practice

EAL in the Early Years is aimed at Early Years practitioners working with children under the age of 5.

Paperback, 88 pages, 210 x 297mm

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