English Second Language Grade 09 (ENG09-T2)

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English 2nd Language Course for TERM 2

Subject Facilitator: Ms Marjolize Marais

Teacher Bio: Ms Marjolize Marais, BA at University of Stellenbosch; PGCE in English & Computers (UNISA); 6 years teaching experience.

Subject Introduction: This syllabus describes the intended learning and assessment for English Second Language in the junior secondary phase level. As a subject, English Second Language is within the second language area/areas of learning in the curriculum, but has thematic links to other subjects across the curriculum.

Subject Outline:

The English Syllabus for Grades 8 & 9 consists of five essential skills that should be acquired by all learners:

  • Listening Skills & Comprehension
  • Speaking . Communication
  • Reading Skills & Comprehension
  • Writing
  • Grammar & Usage
  • Literature (Novel, Drama & Poetry)
Subject Facilitator: Ms Marjolize Marais

Language shapes the way we think, and determines what we can think about.

– Benjamin Lee Whorf

Resources used in this subject course:

  1. Complete English as a Second Language for Cambridge

  2. God of Women (a play) - Literature / Drama