LINGUIST List 32.2845

Tue Sep 07 2021

Books: Teaching EAL: Sharples

Editor for this issue: Billy Dickson <>

Date: 03-Sep-2021
From: Flo McClelland <>
Subject: Teaching EAL: Sharples
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Title: Teaching EAL
Subtitle: Evidence-based Strategies for the Classroom and School
Published: 2021
Publisher: Multilingual Matters

Book URL:

Author: Robert Sharples
Hardback: ISBN: 9781788924436 Pages: 240 Price: U.S. $ 99.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781788924436 Pages: 240 Price: U.K. £ 69.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781788924429 Pages: 240 Price: U.S. $ 24.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781788924429 Pages: 240 Price: U.K. £ 19.95

This book offers an evidence-based guide to EAL for everyone who works with multilingual learners. It provides a concise, helpful introduction to the latest research underpinning three key areas of EAL practice:

- How children acquire additional languages

- How language works across the curriculum

- How you can establish outstanding EAL practice in your school.

Other key features include case studies from experienced EAL specialists, extensive reading recommendations for teachers who want to build on their knowledge, and a detailed chapter on Ofsted based on interviews with senior inspectors.

This book will prove an invaluable guide and support for everyone working with bilingual learners. In clear, short chapters it gives a thorough grounding in the evidence and principles needed to create outstanding EAL provision.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition

Written In: English (eng)

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