ASC English – Home Language

R1,200.00 incl

 

English Home Language provides for language proficiency that reflects the mastery of basic interpersonal communication skills required in social situations, as well as the cognitive academic skills essential for learning across the Grade 12 curriculum. Emphasis is placed on the teaching of: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

To familiarise yourself with the curriculum outline in more detail, please click on the Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS) as per the Department of Education.

 

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English Home Language provides for language proficiency that reflects the mastery of basic interpersonal communication skills required in social situations, as well as the cognitive academic skills essential for learning across the Grade 12 curriculum. Emphasis is placed on the teaching of: listening, speaking, reading and writing. English Home Language also provides learners with a literary, aesthetic and imaginative ability that will provide them with the ability to recreate, imagine, and empower their understanding of the world they live in.

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Learning Aims:

Learners are guided towards developing the following knowledge, skills and attitudes:

1. acquiring the English Language skills required for academic learning across the curriculum
2. listening, speaking, reading, and writing English with confidence and enjoyment
3. using the English language appropriately, taking into account audience, purpose and context
4. express, orally and in writing, their own ideas, views and emotions confidently in order to become independent and analytical thinkers
5. use the English language and their imagination to find out more about themselves and the world around them.
6. use the English language to access and manage information for learning across the curriculum and in a wide range of other contexts
7. use the English language as a means for critical and creative thinking; for expressing their opinions on ethical issues and values
8. interacting critically with a wide range of texts; for challenging the perspectives, values and power relations embedded in texts
9. reading texts for various purposes, such as enjoyment, research, and critique