Project ID - TIS001194
Working with children with English as a second language.

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Project offered at

Millburn Primary School
BT52 2AQ


Ruari McClean

Student Skills

Student should enjoy working and interacting with children and be able to develop a good rapport with them. Student will be working 1:1 or in a small group environment, encouraging pupils to talk about pictures, their day, write English and participate fully in the curriculum.

Expected Pupil Outcomes

Improvement in confidence and understanding of English, particularly English literature.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

Develop a better understanding of how children learn:- learning and teaching styles. Appreciate the work done within a classroom. And working in a new environment and learn new skills from teachers.

Extra Information

Project aims: *help children improve their verbal and written English *help children improve English literature skills *help children improve in overall school curriculum

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