Literacy and English

Learning through the languages area of the curriculum enables young people to:

  • develop the high level of skills in listening, talking, reading and writing which are essential for learning, work and life
  • develop their ability to communicate their thoughts and feelings and respond to those of other people
  • use different media effectively for learning and communication
  • develop their understanding through questioning and critical thinking
  • enhance their enjoyment and their understanding of their own and different cultures through literature and other forms of language
  • develop competence in other languages so that they can understand and communicate

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