eal

EAL presentation tasks

I’ve been teaching an intensive English course this term. It works out (online) at about 8 hours per week, would have been a lot more had we not been back in lockdown. Seven students, Japanese, between 12 and 14 years… Read More ›

Timesaver: Conversation starters

Here’s a quick fix warmer while you’re waiting for all students to arrive in your online class. I googled ‘conversation starters’ the other day and found this list of questions 225 starter questions on gifts.com. I pasted these questions into… Read More ›

Using Loom

Here’s a quick overview of Loom and why I like it. What’s Loom? Loom is a video recording / screencasting tool. It is available as a Google extension. I first came across this tool after reading this post last year…. Read More ›

EAL: History / Geography reviews

Here’s another insight into day-to-day EAL planning. Usual disclaimer on the look of the resources – time restraints, okay?! History and Geography were tough for our EAL learners in Term 1. They are so English-heavy and there’s tonnes to cover…. Read More ›