RSA NCS CAPS Grade 3 First Additional Language English Curriculum

In the Grade 3 Foundation Phase, the main skills in the First Additional Language curriculum are Listening and speaking, Reading and phonics, Writing and handwriting. Thinking and Reasoning and Language Structure and Use are integrated into all 4 languages skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

The First Additional Language refers to a language which is not a mother tongue but which is used for certain communicative functions in a society, that is, medium of learning and teaching in education. The curriculum provides strong support for those learners who will use their first additional language as a language of learning and teaching. By the end of Grade 9, these learners should be able to use their home language and first additional language effectively and with confidence for a variety of purposes, including learning.

Overview Of The Language Skills And Teaching Plans
Requirements Per Term

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