Creative English First Language
Namibia Publishing House
Creative English is a first language course for the Junior Primary Phase based on the English First Language Syllabus for Grades 1-3. This course aims at enabling Namibian learners to communicate effectively, read fluently and express their thoughts and ideas. The learners are encouraged to explore and experience language through a variety of different types of texts. Learners can read and enjoy interesting Namibian stories which reflect the diverse cultural heritage of the country.
Creative English reflects the current curriculum development. It supports the learner-centred approach which ensures optimal quality of learning through practical application. Learners are involved in the learning process by means of stimulating activities compiled to develop their thinking, writing and communication skills. Creative English applies the thematic/integrated approach in following the Environmental Studies themes and the stories in the Readers link to these themes. The books provide enough opportunity to introduce cooperative learning through meaningful tasks and group work to develop learnersí personal, social and communication skills. Key features: clear, colourful and purposefully designed books which address the essential skills for English introduces interesting themes with enough opportunity for discussion and communication contains varying types of texts, stories, rhymes and songs contains vocabulary, phonics and comprehension pages provides enough opportunity for reading and understanding texts encourages learners to read and write every day complete Teacherís Guide with lesson suggestions and worksheets accompany the Learnerís Books and Readers many opportunities to work in groups or teams The learning support material for the Creative English series includes: a Learnerís Book a Teacherís Guide a Reader a CDRead more