US ID 8968 + US ID 8970 (Afrikaans) (Free Preview)

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US Title  Accommodate audience and context needs in oral communication
US No.  8968
NQF Level 03
Credits  5

Purpose:
Learners at this level are aware of their audiences and purposes for communication. They adapt their style and language register to the requirements of different situations. They are able to speak confidently in both formal and familiar settings. They can articulate their purposes and reasons for the adoption of a particular register and style in any situation. They can usually identify the assumptions and inferences implicit in what people say and how they say it.

Unit standard range:

  • The learner can engage in oral interactions in a variety of formal and informal contexts in socio-cultural, learning and workplace situations.

Outcomes:

  1. Interact successfully with audience in oral communication.
  2. Use strategies that capture and retain the interest of an audience.
  3. Identify and respond to manipulative use of language.

US Title Write texts for a range of communicative contexts
US No.  8970
NQF Level 03
Credits  5

Purpose:
Learners at this level write texts with complex subject matter and a need for various levels of formality in language and construction. They select text type, subject matter and language to suit specific audiences and purposes. Writers can use linguistic structures and features to influence readers. They edit own writing to meet the demands of a range of text-types. They use language appropriate to the socio-cultural, learning or workplace/technical environment as required.

Unit standard range:

  • Controls language patterns and structures and engages with context, purpose and audience.

Outcomes:

  1. Write for a specified audience and purpose.
  2. Use language structures and features.
  3. Draft own writing and edit to improve clarity and correctness.

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