The Differences Between EFL, ESOL and EAL Chris Hooper Monday 27 July 2009
References <ul><li>http://www.excellencegateway.org.uk/page.aspx?o=sfl-cc-esol </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.natecla.org.uk...
EFL, ESOL and EAL <ul><li>Personal experience </li></ul><ul><li>What do the terms mean? </li></ul><ul><li>Who are the lear...
Personal Experience <ul><li>School in France </li></ul><ul><li>Adults in France </li></ul><ul><li>ESOL in Bradford and Kei...
What do the terms mean? <ul><li>EFL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>English as a Foreign Language </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ESOL </li><...
Who are the learners? <ul><li>EFL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The clue is in the word “Foreign” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peopl...
Who are the learners? <ul><li>ESOL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People living in the UK with the intention of remaining in the co...
Who are the learners? <ul><li>EAL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School children who have a language other than English as their fi...
How are they delivered? <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Materials </li><...
What are some of the issues? <ul><li>What does the learner want? </li></ul><ul><li>Funding </li></ul><ul><li>“ Basic skill...
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  1. 1. The Differences Between EFL, ESOL and EAL Chris Hooper Monday 27 July 2009
  2. 2. References <ul><li>http://www.excellencegateway.org.uk/page.aspx?o=sfl-cc-esol </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.natecla.org.uk/news_details.asp?NewsID=419 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.teachingeal.org.uk/ </li></ul><ul><li>Websites accessed 22/7/09 </li></ul>
  3. 3. EFL, ESOL and EAL <ul><li>Personal experience </li></ul><ul><li>What do the terms mean? </li></ul><ul><li>Who are the learners? </li></ul><ul><li>How are they delivered? </li></ul><ul><li>What are some of the issues? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Personal Experience <ul><li>School in France </li></ul><ul><li>Adults in France </li></ul><ul><li>ESOL in Bradford and Keighley communities </li></ul><ul><li>“ESOL” at college main site </li></ul>
  5. 5. What do the terms mean? <ul><li>EFL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>English as a Foreign Language </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ESOL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>English for Speakers of Other Languages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>EAL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>English as an Additional Language </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Who are the learners? <ul><li>EFL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The clue is in the word “Foreign” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People learning English in another non-English speaking country </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People coming to the UK with the main aim of improving their English before returning to their home country </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Who are the learners? <ul><li>ESOL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People living in the UK with the intention of remaining in the country long term </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Settled communities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Spouses and other family members of UK nationals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Asylum seekers and refugees </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Economic migrants intending to settle </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Who are the learners? <ul><li>EAL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School children who have a language other than English as their first language </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. How are they delivered? <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Qualifications </li></ul>
  10. 10. What are some of the issues? <ul><li>What does the learner want? </li></ul><ul><li>Funding </li></ul><ul><li>“ Basic skills”? </li></ul><ul><li>Progression </li></ul><ul><li>One size fits all? </li></ul><ul><li>Staff qualifications v experience </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>

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