A large minority of students who study at JCU have a first language other than English. These students often have different learning needs to native English speakers.
The following videos were created to assist staff to understand the realities facing JCU students for whom English is not their first language, and provide some teaching strategies as a method for assisting these students within mainstream lectures and tutorials.
Note, a JCU staff username and password is required to view the videos.
In the following video we discuss some of the realities facing students at JCU for whom English is not their first language.
In this second video we discuss the teaching strategy, 'Pre-teach, Teach, Post-teach' as a method for assisting EAL students within mainstream lectures and tutorials.
Strategies for teaching EAL/D students:
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This short video series introduces the IELTS test, the English language test which governs entry into Australian Tertiary institutions. Topics covered include entry requirements and implications for learning and teaching at JCU.