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10 Ways to Effectively Support ESOL Learners

Our students may arrive from a range of different countries with different cultures and different learning styles but the principles of great teaching still apply. This course will look at a range of practical strategies to help support learners with English as a second language and also help us understand what it feels like to be in their shoes, avoid assumptions and recognise that language may not be the only barrier.

  • Practical strategies to support both everyday and academic use of language
  • Connect with ESOL learners
  • Creating engaging lessons
  • Supporting an inclusive environment
1 hour
School-wide licence: £120 + VAT
Accessible Until
7 days following broadcast

About this course

This livestream short course costs just £120+VAT for a school-wide licence, providing access to every member of staff in your school.

For further information on how to purchase this training, please take a look at the 'About livestream training' section below.

Course overview:

Many of our learners have English as another language. This session explores some of the key practical approaches and strategies we can use to help learners overcome barriers and make sure ESOL learners have the same access to an ambitious curriculum as other learners. We will also explore the importance of phonics for ESOL learners of all ages, as well as looking at developing specific academic language to ensure they can access their other subjects appropriately.

  • Understand the barriers to learning for those with ESOL
  • Develop a toolbox of practical strategies 
  • Find strategies to stretch and challenge ESOL learners


This course is appropriate for special schools.

About livestream training

The school-wide licence for this livestream short course costs just £120+VAT and provides access to every member of staff at your school.

By purchasing this livestream training:

  • Every member of staff in your school can log in independently from home or wherever they are.
  • Your team will be able to ask questions using the chat window which will be answered by the presenter at the end of the session.
  • A recording of the course will be made available to everyone at your school for a further 30 days following broadcast, so they can still watch the training even if they cannot attend the course live.


How to purchase:

To buy a school-wide licence for this livestream short course, please click the 'Book Now' button next to your chosen date* below and complete the checkout process to place your order. You will receive an automated email with further instructions on how to provide access to the rest of the staff at your school.

Please note that all times stated below are in British Summer Time (BST).

*If there are no dates currently planned, please contact us on 01206 625 626 or email us at and we will work with you to find a suitable date.

23 November 2021, 3:45PM