RSA NCS CAPS Grade 1 Second Additional Language English Curriculum

The Second Additional Language (SAL) will be offered in Grades 1 to 3 in all 11 official languages. The focus of the SAL curriculum is on the development of oral communication skills. The SAL curriculum will cover these main skills, namely Listening and speaking: Oral communication and language development skills Emergent Literacy Skills (Phonological and emergent literacy skillsawareness, phonemic awareness, emergent reading and writing).

The Second Additional Language level assumes that learners do not necessarily have any knowledge of the language when they arrive at school. The focus upon exposure to Second Additional Language is on developing learners’ ability to understand and speak the language - basic interpersonal communication skills. In Grades 1 – 3 learners start to build their oral and literacy skills. They also apply the oral and literacy skills they have already learned in their Home and First Additional Languages.

Overview Of The Language Skills And Teaching Plans
Requirements Per Term

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