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LANGUAGE EDUCATION, ARTS AND CULTURE

Teaching Practice (Foundation Phase)(Grades 1 - 3) - PCF410X
Certificate Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Co-requisite: PGC4019, PGC402A, ETH306W, PGC404C, PGC405D, PCF4065, PCF4076, PCF4088, PCF4099
Purpose: To carry out practical applications of teaching principles, theories and concepts acquired in other modules through the completion of various workbooks during a period of ten weeks in the Foundation Phase of a primary school. The student is expected to take control of a group (under supervision) and plan, present and evaluate learning activities during this period.
FET Subject Didactics Languages (Home, First and Second Additional Language) - SDLANGT
Certificate,Under Graduate Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Pre-requisite: ANY of the following passed on 2nd year level: Arabic / French / German / Hebrew / Latin/ an Official language (excluding English) Co-requisite: PTEAC1X
Purpose: To enable students to teach Information Technology as a school subject.
Language Proficiency (English Communication for Education) - LPENGTS
Under Graduate Degree,Certificate Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To enable learners to explore the nature and implications of English as a language of learning, to improve learners’ communicative competence in English in the classroom and in the school, and to develop their study skills and English reading and writing skills.
Language Teaching - PST131J
Under Graduate Degree,Certificate Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To gain insight into the theory and practice of language teaching as a home language, additional language and second additional language in the Intermediate and Senior Phase.
Teaching English: General Principles - ACEEN26
Certificate Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: (a) Communicative/situational/integrated approaches to teaching the four skills. (b) ELT and ESL approaches; multilingual and multicultural teaching. (c) Lesson planning (d) Assessment. (e) Group work, teaching large classes.
Exploring and Teaching Fiction - ACEEN38
Certificate Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: (a) An introduction to the study of fiction: a selection of twentieth-century texts, at least one of which will be African/South African. (b) Approaches to teaching fiction.
English Language Studies - ACEEN49
Certificate Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: (a) English language studies and language teaching. (b) Listening, note-taking and summarizing skills. (c) Speaking skills for basic social interaction (structural-functional approaches), other speaking skills. (d) Producing a variety of texts; the writing process. (e) Integrating the four skills.
Poetry, Theatre and Society - ACEEN5A
Certificate Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: To equip students to be creative, innovative teachers of English poetry and drama by providing them with knowledge of, and requiring them to reflect on, evaluate and implement a variety of strategies in the practice of teaching poetry and drama in the Senior Phase and Further Education and Training. Students are introduced to terminology used in the study of poetry and are given a range of ideas and techniques for teaching poetry in their own classrooms. Qualifying students are able to read and respond to a play (as distinct from other literary forms) as both text and performance and to impart this experience to their learners. They are also introduced to OBE concerns and terminology.
Arts and Culture - PST210G
Under Graduate Degree,Certificate Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Purpose: (a) Art education: To gain insight into the theoretical orientation and general approaches; aims and objectives; organisation and administration; curriculum and curriculum design; equipment and teaching aids; planning lessons and evaluation or (b) Class music: To gain insight into the theoretical orientation and general approach; aims and objectives; organisation and administration; curriculum and curriculum design; equipment and teaching media; planning lessons and evaluation; playing instruments or (c) Speech and drama: To gain insight into the theoretical orientation and general approaches; aims and objectives; curriculum and curriculum design; planning lessons and the use of teaching aids; evaluation.
Teaching Arts and Culture ( SP Subject Didactics) - LADACUH
Under Graduate Degree,Certificate Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Pre-requisite: One of the following on 1st year level: Art Subjects/ Speech & Drama/ Music/ Handwork subjects/ Design subjects Co-requisite: PTEAC2Y
Purpose: to equip prospective teachers with the skills, knowledge and values needed to empower learners to play a vital and competent role in the process of transforming the country’s arts and cultural heritage.
Teaching Languages ( SP Subject Didactics) - LADLANA
Under Graduate Degree,Certificate Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Pre-requisite: One of the following passed on 1st year level: (An official language) or (Arabic) or (French) or (German) or (Hebrew) or (Latin). Co-requisite: PTEAC2Y
Purpose: To equip student teachers with the necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes and values, as well as critical self-reflection, to become a competent language teacher of a particular home language and first and second additional language in the senior phase.
Additional Language endorsement - LPENGPN
Under Graduate Degree,Certificate Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Purpose: Additional language endorsement.
Reading, Writing and Spelling: First and Second Language - PCF4076
Certificate Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Co-requisite: PCF4065, PGC4019, PGC402A, ETH306W, PGC404C & PGC405D
Purpose: To gain insight into the reading and its role in the acquisition of language; approaches to the teaching of reading; conditions for acquiring language and the ability to read; and the acquiring of writing skills and spelling skills in both the first language and a second language.