CAMBRIDGE LOWER SECONDARY - ENGLISH
Students develop English skills they can apply for a range of different purposes and audiences in everyday situations and in study. They will communicate confidently and effectively and develop the critical skills to respond to a range of information, media and texts with understanding and enjoyment. They will develop a first language competency in English.
The curriculum framework is divided into six stages that covers knowledge, skills and understanding in these three strands:
Speaking and listening
Cambridge Lower Secondary English is designed to be taught using a broad range of activities that promote experience, reflection and improvement. Recommended fiction genres, poetry, playscripts and non-fiction text types provide authentic contexts for skill development.
The learning objectives in the three strands of the curriculum framework support an integrated approach to teaching and learning reading, writing, and speaking and listening skills.