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Bellville
7530
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ENGLISH

English is a subject that focuses on the following:

  • Is compulsory
  • Requires a 40% pass
  • The four learning outcomes allow English classes to explore many aspects of literature, film and language in a broad and exciting way.

 

READING

This will also improve comprehension in other subjects.

HOW CAN PARENTS ASSIST?

  • ENCOURAGE, MOTIVATE and URGE your child to read: newspaper articles, magazines, novels, short stories.
  • Requires a 40% pass
  • Encourage your child to keep up to date with current affairs: listen to the news; take note of political affairs and changes; read satirical cartoons; debate and discuss issues, etc. Universities are paying particular attention to the English result and may require a 50% pass. Some university faculties award double points for a Level 7 in English. It is imperative for your child to attain the highest possible mark in Grade 12 for English Home Language.