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Issue 1: Impact of dyslexia on acquisition of second language

 

Task 1.2 - Considering appropriate approaches

  • Think about learning and teaching approaches used in your school in S1 for French and German
  • Remembering the difficulties described by pupils and parents in Task 1, list the most common concerns
  • List approaches and strategies which might support pupils with dyslexia in their learning
  • Think in particular about the balance between listening, speaking, reading and writing

Use task sheet ML1.2 to list your thoughts

Task sheet ML1.2 - Considering appropriate approaches

Difficulties Possible strategies

Reading

 

 

Reading

 

 

Writing

 

 

Writing

 

 

Speaking

 

 

Speaking

 

 

Listening

 

 

Listening

 

 

Other factors (list)

 

 

Other factors (list)

 

 

Did you think about...

the areas where pupils with dyslexia may have particular difficulty eg

  • vocabulary acquisition - because of poor short term memory
  • reading - because of poor decoding skills
  • speaking - because of lack of confidence
  • listening - because of speed of processing difficulties