Listening is an information \u2013 processing act. It includes skills in auditory discrimination and cognitive comprehension. Speaking includes skills in using the language expressions and grammatical structures correctly in oral communication. Reading is getting meaning from the printed page. It includes skills for vocabulary development, levels of comprehension namely, literal, interpretative, critical analysis and application, literary appreciation and study skills. Writing includes readiness skills, mechanics, guided writing, functional, and creative writing.
Learning activities to develop competence in these phases of communication should be varied, meaningful and realistic. Science and Health concepts may be used as content in English especially for Grades I and II, but not to the extent of neglecting the content in the English books for the grade.
At the end of Grade IV, the learner is expected to listen critically to news reports, radio broadcasts and express ideas accurately in oral and in written form; demonstrate more independence in the use of language to meet everyday needs; and read independently for pleasure and get information from various text types.
At the end of Grade II, the learner is expected to listen critically to 1-2 paragraphs; use appropriate expressions in varied situations and about places and topics of interest; read critically and fluently in correct thought units, texts for information and entertainment and respond properly to environmental prints like signs, posters, commands and requests; and write legibly simple sentences and messages in cursive form.
At the end of Grade I, the learner is expected to recognize differences in speech sounds, word stress, intonation patterns in sentences heard; speak clearly and use appropriate expressions in talking about oneself and the immediate environment; read with ease and understanding beginners\u2019 books in English; and write legibly information about oneself, common words and simple sentences in manuscript form.
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