SCHOLAR
EAL Camp

EAL Camp Overview

Hone your English language skills through a variety of activities and games which will help build your child confidence in English.

Camp Details

AGES 6 TO 12 | MONDAY TO FRIDAY | 9AM TO 3PM | $650

Grade 1 – Grade 3 EAL Camp

For ages 6 to 8 years

The G1-G3 EAL students will improve their English language skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary) through a variety of age-appropriate activities and games that will help build their confidence in English and develop their English language skills. Some of the activities in this camp will include recording short ‘About Me’ presentations, read-alouds and show-and-tell activities, phonics and activities to enhance pronunciation, parts of speech, grammar and vocabulary development. The G6-G8 camp is intended for Level 1 (Foundation Level) EAL students.

Grade 6 – Grade 8 EAL Camp

For ages 9 to 12 years

3 – 7 January

The G6-G8 EAL students will improve their English language skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary) through a variety of high-energy activities that will help build their confidence while having fun at the same time. Some of the activities will include writing and recording a news report, debating, English script-writing, story-boarding and short film making, blogging and presentations. The G6-G8 camp is intended for EAL students with an Overall Aptis score of B1 and below.

Instructors

Mr. Moloney is the Head of the EAL Department in the Secondary Years and the Grade 7 Pastoral Leader at GEMS/XCL World Academy. He is originally from Ireland and has experience teaching students ranging from Grade 1 right through to the university level. Mr. Moloney previously taught EAL students in Malaysia and Qatar. He has visited more than 50 countries and territories around the world. His favourite hobbies include reading, writing, hiking, travelling and long-distance touring on his motorcycle. Mr. Moloney is married and has a young son called Cillian.

Mr. Moloney believes in the magic of reading and encourages his students to read for pleasure.

“If children develop the consistent habit of reading for pleasure then they will be well equipped to become life-long readers and learners. In this regard, it is essential that we as teachers promote and encourage kids to read more,” he says.

Key Takeaways

  • Build EAL students’ English language skills across Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing, Grammar and Vocabulary Development
  • Lay a strong foundation in EAL students’ understanding of grammar and vocabulary
  • Boost EAL students’ confidence when speaking English
  • Provide strategies and opportunities for EAL students’ to take risks with their English language listening
  • Nurture a love for reading using a combination of online tools and readers to boost literacy
  • Equip EAL students with the required strategies and ‘know-how’ to develop their English writing skills

Not sure if this camp is the best fit for your child, or have some questions about the camps?

We would be happy to help you choose, and answer any questions you might have. Just email us at info@xclcamps.com or call us 6808 7324.

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