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  • Classroom literacies
  • Evans R, Gauton R, Kaschula R, Prinsloo D, Ramagoshi R, Taljard E
  • ISBN: 9781869156404
  • eISBN: 9780627029653
  • ePub ISBN: N/A
  • 202 Pages | Published: 2007

South African classrooms reflect our diverse cultures and rich languages. This is a practical tool to help teachers and teachers in training understand the importance of South Africa's linguistic heritage in our schools today. This guide will empower educators to reach out to learners and parents from different linguistic backgrounds and to harness the power of diversity in their classrooms.

Unit 1: Linguistic diversity in South African classrooms

Unit 2: Understanding social and cultural practices

Unit 3: Kom ons praat Afrikaans (Let's talk Afrikaans)

Unit 4: A re bolele Sepedi (Let's talk Northern Sotho)

Unit 5: A re bueng Setswana (Let's talk Tswana)

Unit 6: Masikhulume isiZulu (Let's talk Zulu)

Unit 7: Masitheth' isiXhosa (Let's talk Xhosa)

Unit 8: Using dictionaries effectively

Addendum A: A list of useful terms for teachers

Addendum B: A list of useful phrases for teachers References

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