EAL – a two-way process

by Mark Dawes, Nov 2018

Pupils who do not have English as their first language face a number of challenges when learning mathematics and may need support in different ways.

There seem to me to be several issues for pupils with English as an Additional Language (EAL):

  1. Use of mathematics-specific vocabulary
  2. Use of ordinary English
  3. Other mathematical norms
  4. Use of mathematics in their first language.
  5. Individual differences

I will expand on each of these in turn.

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