English in Early Childhood Course

Hi Folks,

Please click on the link for information about the free English in Early Childhood: Language Learning and Development course from FutureLearn.

Discover how very young children learn English as an additional language and how you can help them progress.

English in Early Childhood Course




Island Voices Resources

Hi All,

Please see information about a fascinating project from Gordon Wells

“Island Voices” has a collection of over 75 online English videos between its “Series 1”, “Series 2” and other pages, intended as listening material for post-beginner learners. These are free open access materials. Each video is accompanied by an online transcript on the “Clilstore” platform – which means every word is clickable to access an online dictionary definition in the language of the viewer/reader’s choice – handy for multilingual groups. Each film is also roughly pegged against a CEFR “level”.

 The best way in is through the “about” page: https://guthan.wordpress.com/about/

 There’s another page with a collection of research/reports for anyone interested in deeper background – for example, a link to the chapter in the BC “Innovations” book: https://guthan.wordpress.com/research/ .