Year 9 English for Speakers of Other Languages

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Steele

This is an English course for students who speak English as an additional language. It covers reading, writing, listening and speaking. The aim is to improve English language skills for everyday life and to develop academic language skills to help achievement in other learning areas. This course draws on material from English and other main subject areas.

Practice in the four modes of English:
Speaking: Conversational skills; giving opinions; taking part in discussions; pronunciation practice; negotiating meaning
Listening: Listening to recordings; interacting with other students
Reading: Different genres from a wide variety of sources
Writing: Practice with different types of text for different purposes