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Chesswood Junior School

Chesswood Junior School

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Practice


Welcome to English as an Additional Language (EAL) Practice!

Here you will find activities to help you practise your English: reading and listening, and games to help with grammar and vocabulary (words).

You can also find information about helping your child with home learning on the main EAL page - LINK


reading and listening Resources

Listen to a story being read aloud in English.  World Stories also has stories in other languages!


Oliver Jeffers reads some of his stories:

Cbeebies bedtime stories:

Stories in lots of other languages!

Listen to David Walliams reading from his books:

Listen to e-books online (you need to 'create an account' first, but it is free):

Listen to more stories read by well-known children's writers:

Listen to stories for free on audible.  Some of the books are even on AR, so you can do the quizzes too!

 Listen to and follow the text for more stories here:

Booktrust has more stories you can listen to and follow the pictures/text for:

language games

These websites all have a wide range of games and activities - some of which we use during our English lessons at school.  They are all easy to use - with simple instructions.   




We would like you to be able to use your school email to contact your teachers and your friends.  Click on the instructions below if you need help:

School email instructions

Click the link below to access the AR website where you can take quizzes on books you have read or listened to!  If you have forgotten your log in, then email your teacher and we will help you out.

AR website

EAL Vocabulary Mats

Here you will find EAL knowledge organisers, which may help with spellings, common English words and phrases. Click on the links below to take you to the page: 

 Keys words and phrases


Vegetables               Fruit            Weather         Clothes        Transport     


    Days of the week      Months of the year


Present perfect       present perfect progressive      

Simple present          present progressive

Capital Letters    Full stops     Commas     Colons and Semi colons   

 QUESTION MARKS and Exclamation marks   Apostrophes

Quotation marks


Addition words        Subtraction words      Multiplication words

Division words     Shapes    Properties of shapes  Fractions