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4: Strategies for teaching mathematical language to English language learners

This resource supports resource 3 by suggesting some strategies that teachers can use to build their ELLs’ mathematical language in context.

ESOL Online has detailed information about a number of strategies that are effective when teaching ELLs (at http://esolonline.tki.org.nz/ESOL-Online/Teacher-needs/Pedagogy/ESOL-teaching-strategies/Oral-language/Teaching-approaches-and-strategies)

This resource shows how four of these strategies can be applied in tasks that involve mathematical language and learning outcomes.

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