English Language Learners (SPELL)

St. Paul English Language Learners - SPELL Mission

The mission of the St. Paul English Language Learner (SPELL) Program is to foster English language development so students can engage in the critical thinking skills necessary to excel at St. Paul American School Hanoi. 

We design our ESL classes under the program SPELL. Several class levels provide quality, individualized instruction to help each student grow their English skills and more. The instruction advocates intercultural understanding and self-awareness to educate English learners for academic and social purposes.

Expert teachers are committed to supporting students’ English language journey and collaborating with parents to ensure seamless integration of language learning across the curriculum.

English Language Learners – Middle School and High School

  • The Secondary School English Language Program offers language development classes in grades 6 through 10.
  • Develop English skills with a focus on individualized instruction
  • Bring in intercultural understanding with all students from different backgrounds
  • Work with parents to help develop English skills at home.

Elementary School English Language Learners

  • The Elementary School provides English support in all grade 1 to 5  homeroom classes and offers targeted learning sessions for students needing extra support.
  • All English language learner classes are taught by ELL professionals.
  • Nurture curiosity, language exploration, and natural learning.
  • Vietnamese students are also enrolled in Vietnamese classes to continue developing their first language skills.

English Language Practice Resources

Website of resources from our Primary SPELL team

Mr. Kevin Saxton

Secondary SPELL Coordinator

Mr. Wade Arthur de Reuck

Elementary SPELL Coordinator