English as an Additional Language
Useful EAL Resources
The following website is free resources which may be useful for parents/pupils who have English as an Additional Language:
World Stories is a growing collection of stories from around the world which are freely available online. The collection includes retold traditional tales and new short stories in the languages most spoken by children in our school.
The languages available include:
Akan Albanian Arabic Bengali Cantonese Danish English Filipino
French German Greek Gujarati Hindi Javanese Kannada Korean
Mandarin Pashto Persian Polish Portuguese Punjabi Somali
Spanish Tamil Turkish Urdu Welsh Yoruba Zulu
The books in these languages are translated into English, and you can download text as well as audio/MP3 of someone reading the book in both languages. It is a very useful collection for our students who are learning their first language as well as English, and may also be useful for parents who are learning English. There are also areas for parents and teachers with more information and exercises.
You can click on the above language, or go to the home page of the site at: