SEESAW Translation tools

During the lockdown, many teachers have been using SEESAW to link up with their pupils.

Seesaw Parent & Family - Apps on Google Play

This link shows how to use translation tools in SEESAW to ensure that EAL Pupils can also link in with materials posted through the site.

https://help.seesaw.me/hc/en-us/articles/218102343-How-does-translation-work-

Linguacuisine – for learning a new language

Learning languages through the sharing of recipes and culture.

Click on the image to go to the website and download the app.

 

As they say…

We hope you will enjoy learning languages while cooking and also that you will take part in our online community and add your own favourite recipe using our ‘recipe builder’ – the Linguacuisine authoring tool.

Help people all over the world learn about your own language, culture and cuisine and learn yourself about other countries. Tell others how the cooking went and how the food tasted on our online community.

Talking to children about Covid 19

Talking to children about Covid 19 using talking mates, video and hand washing guidance.

https://www.nhsggc.org.uk/kids/supporting-children-and-young-people-during-covid-19/

Also available in many different languages  https://www.mindheart.co/descargables

Covid 19 Guidance in 44 different languages

Here is a link to translated information from the NHS from Doctors of the World.

Use this to share with parents and older pupils.

https://www.doctorsoftheworld.org.uk/coronavirus-information/

Key Vocabulary Table

A table for secondary EAL students to record key vocabulary in different subjects.

  • Key vocabulary can be provided by subject teachers (if new to english) or by  the students themselves when they start a new topic.
  • The table can be adaped for any language, but here are a few templates.

Blank Vocabulary Table-Chinese

Blank Vocabulary Table-Arabic

Blank Vocabulary Table-Polish

Be Bilingual Leaflets

These leaflets are published by Aberdeenshire EAL Service and promote bilingualism and the benefits of maintaining and developing home languages. They are published in a number of different languages and aslo have links for further information.

Leafets about being Excluded from School

Help I’m Being Excluded. This leaflet has been produced by Govan Law Centre and is for children who have been excluded so that they are aware of their rights. It is available in the following languages:

Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Gaelic, Hindi, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Slovakian, Tagalog and Urdu.

Click on Help I’m Being Excluded to access

Phrases for School from Bracknell Forest

These useful resources from Bracknell Forest EAL and Diversity Team at Bracknell Forest Council give schools basic phrases in different languages in PDF format for use with pupils and parents.  They can be used for new arrivals or for checking understanding for New to English pupils. Some teachers and pupils may simply be interested in them to celebrate different languages as well.

Click on the language to download….

Arabic    Chinese     Czech      German      Greek       Hindi     Hungarian Italian    Japanese  Lithuanian      Malayalam     Polish     Portuguese     Russian        Slovak      Spanish     Tagalog        Tamil      Thai       Turkish       Urdu

There are also lots more resources in different languages for use in Primary and Secondary schools on their website click here to open in a new window

Helping Your Child to Become Bilingual

Information for parents/carers and professionals on the advantages of bilingualism, available in the following languages:

ENGLISH       ARABIC       BENGALI    CHINESE     FARSI       FRENCH     GERMAN     JAPANESE    KOREAN    LATVIAN    MALAY    POLISH   PORTUGUESE    PUNJABI    RUSSIAN    SPANISH    THAI    TURKISH    URDU