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Welcome to the website of the English Language Support Programme. 

Over 10,000 pages of activities in PDF format linked to curricular subjects and examinations ... and growing

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This website has been designed for use in post-primary schools by learning support, language support and mainstream subject teachers, and their students. The resources and activities have been designed to help all students access post-primary curriculum subjects, both junior and senior cycles. There are also resources to help teachers prepare their students for public examination.
All resources and classroom activities may be downloaded and printed. Activities are suitable for  classroom use, homework and self-study.

Though primarily designed for newcomer learners of English, the Language Support Activity Units and other activities on this site are equally suited to the needs of all students as they encourage both subject and language learning. The Activity Units are designed to help students achieve by building new knowledge on that which is already clear, comprehensible, and familiar to them (more...)

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We are delighted to host the Toolkit for Diversity in Post Primary Schools which aims to help schools create and sustain a welcoming and inclusive environment for students and parents from all backgrounds and ensure equal success for all.

Please click on the link below

whole school approaches


english language award The ELSP won the 2009 European Award for Languages - click here for details

Jury's comments "Feedback from involved teachers very positive about motivation of students and this is motivating for teachers...Very impressed with project...Valuable idea transferable to e.g. Gaelscoileanna."

Remember, these units are further supplemented with a wide range of appropriate language learning and self-study activities suitable for post-primary students to do individually, in pairs or in small groups.
We again acknowledge Gill & Macmillan for their permission to reproduce certain short texts in some of these Units.

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English Language Support Programme, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland

The English Language Support Programme is part of the Trinity Immigration Initiative (funded by AIB)