Guidance on assessing children in the Foundation Stage who are learning English as an additional language. 2008 Provider: EMASS. Aims to:. Provide an overview of assessment requirements for EAL children in the Early years Give an opportunity for staff to become familiar with FSEAL.
Many assessments can be made in home language:
There are two exceptions to assessment in first language being easily carried out by a non-first language speaker:
Foundation Stage English as an Additional Language Assessment (FSEAL)
Understanding words and their meaning
Interacting and being a communicator
Listening, understanding and questioning
Using conventions of talk and speaking with confidence