Strategies for Teaching ELL

Scripting: Practicing Verbal Interactions
is a strategy that prepares ELL with sample language interactions or situational dialogues appropriate for upcoming events.

Realia Strategies: Connecting Language Acquisition to the Real World
is a term for real things concrete objects that are used in the classroom to build background knowledge and vocabulary.

Vocabulary Role Play: Building Vocabulary Through Dramatization
is a strategy used to encourage learners to make connections among their past experiences, the content currently being studied, and vocabulary that is new or being used in an unfamiliar way.