Learning English as an Additional Language in Early Years
$49.95 Incl. GST
Code: XPXP-2910 Author: A. Soni & L. Rouse ISBN/EAN: 9781925145168
Learning English as an Additional Language in the Early Years is a reassuring guide hat offers practical suggestions on how best to support young children learning English as an additional language.
Throughout the book, the key message of teaching EAL are simplified in a way that is accessibly and relevant to current early years practice, helping educators to manage some of the main difficulties they face.
explains the importance of meeting the needs of children and their families in their settings
offers help and guidance on what is good practice and how to achieve it
provides case studies of EAL children and explains how their needs have been met
outlines the theories that underpin first and second language acquisition
includes tools to encourage self-reflection and evaluation
bridges theory and practice, addressing issues of cultural diversity and additional needs alongside the characteristics of effective learning, observation, reflective practice, assessment and planning - all of which are considered in relation to the EYLF.