TET VOLUME 8 NUMBER 1

    Teaching English Today

      A project of the English Academy of Southern Africa

       www.teachenglishtoday.org

 

       

Dear colleagues

We are pleased to bring you the first issue of TET for 2018.

Please note:

  • We have edited contributions but have tried to retain the flavour and style of the originals.
  • The Academy does not necessarily endorse the views expressed by individual authors.

Maritzburg College, in association with The English Academy of Southern Academy, hosted the 3rd Conference for Teachers of English on 25 May 2018. The theme for this year’s conference was The English Teacher as a Leader.

The co-ordinator of the conference was Rodelle Govender, HOD: Languages, Arts; Subject Head: English at Maritzburg College. Grateful thanks to Rodelle for encouraging presenters to make their presentations available for publication in TET – and, of course, thanks to those presenters who did so. We have included some of the presentations here and will publish further presentations in the second issue of TET later this year.

Our next issue is scheduled to go online in November 2018. We once again invite teachers, teacher trainers, departmental officials, personnel at English-related organizations and other educationists to

  1. Send in suggestions / issues that you would like to have featured.
  2. Submit articles on aspects of teaching English in schools (both practical and theoretical), teaching tips (which can be anything from 50 – 500 words), information about teaching resources, for publication. We offer an award of R400 for the best article and R250 for the best teaching tip, provided they meet our minimum criteria of accuracy, readability and value for English teachers.
  3. Give us news about related organizations and advertisements for courses, seminars, etc. These we will publish free of charge.

You are also welcome to send us articles on English teaching which you have come across which we could share with others.

Please send these at any time – but not later than 15 October 2018 – to the Editor at drv@worldonline.co.za.

Best wishes
(Dr) Malcolm Venter: Editor

July 2018

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TET VOLOUME 8 NUMBER 1: JULY 2018

 

SHAKESPEARE TODAY

Why Shakespeare should not be taught in South Africa – Chris Thurman, Wits University

Shakespeare – not on age, but for all time – Betty Govinden

SHAKESPEARE ZA

       Shakespeare ZA questionnaire

       SSOSA Youth (Schools) Application Form

 

POETRY

Teaching Poetry – Noelin Naidoo: HOD, Alexandra High School

Notes on Grade 12 HL poems (1) – J Singh: SES English Home Language

Notes on Grade 12 HL poems (2) – Noelin Naidoo

Notes on Grade 12 HL poems (3) – Noelin Naidoo

 

NOVELS

 Mother to Mother (Grade 10) – Alen Zimunya: Carter High School

 

LANGUAGE

A Case for the English Language Textbook – Mark Frank: South Peninsula High School

 

GENERAL

Like a pebble…– Bulara Manyaki

The role of mentoring from a leadership perspective – Chris Luman