Please send your ideas for multilingual learning to Jvandenbosch@britishschool.be and I will post them here.
ALEX DAILEY, AIS Vienna
Here’s a taste of Alex’s lesson for an advanced EAL class:
Newsela is great, but let’s try rewordify.com to analyze the advantages of bilingualism. Before we read, what advantages can you identify? BRAINSTORM BIG!
Keep a list of additional advantages. BIG NOTES!
Sentence starters . . .
I’m proud to be bilingual because . . .
Because I’m bilingual, I . . .
When I live bilingually, I . . .
Finish a sentence beautifully . . . and then also write it in your first language. 🙂 Grammarly check it; share with me, and I will print them as a classroom-reminder to celebrate your abilities!
One week later: