• using classroom resources such as word banks/lists, wall charts, visual dictionaries, and pictures to translate the meaning of single words and common expressions
  • playing matching-pair games using everyday words and expressions from the language and from English
  • translating and explaining in English the meaning of words, phrases and gestures used in everyday contexts and situations
  • noticing elements of the language that are the same in English, such as the alphabet and some sounds
  • explaining symbols and their iconographies