Department unveils different reading benchmarks for different languages

Because of the different orthographic structures of the various languages, benchmarks need to be developed separately

05 April 2023 - 21:20

Pupils taught through the medium of isiXhosa, isiZulu and Siswati will be expected to read 20 and 35 correct words per minute in their vernacular by the end of grade 2 and 3 respectively. ..

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