With the distinctiveness of EAL still not widely recognised or understood, this collection remains important to the professional discussions surrounding bilingualism and EAL in education.The authors of this collection of papers have all been active researchers and teachers in schools and higher education.
- the development of EAL through classroom participation;
- EAL and ethnicity issues in professional discourse;
- the different ways young people understand linguistic and ethnic diversity;
- how pupils and adult learners see themselves as language users;
- literacy issues in contemporary multi-ethnic schools;
- pronunciation goals;
- EAL issues in mathematics;
- assessment for learners of EAL;
- principles for the teaching of EAL in mainstream classrooms;
- and teacher professionalism.