Grade 9 English

Grade 9 English

4 Seasons

Language is a tool for thought and communication. It is also a cultural and aesthetic means commonly shared among
a people to make better sense of the world they live in. Learning to use language effectively enables learners you to
acquire knowledge, to express identity, feelings and ideas, to interact with others, and to manage world. It
also provides you with a rich, powerful and deeply rooted set of images and ideas that can be used to make your
world other than it is; better and clearer. It is through language that cultural diversity and social relations
are expressed and constructed, and it is through language that such constructions can be altered, broadened and

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Grade 9 English
  • Punctuation

    Episode 1

    All punctuation marks assist us in understanding what we are reading. In Grade 9, you are already familiar with the basic punctuation marks: full stop, comma, inverted commas, question mark and exclamation mark. In this lesson we focus on more punctuation marks.

  • Drama – elements of a drama

    Episode 2

    In order for a drama to be complete it must consist of specific elements. This lesson focuses on the six elements that are present in Romeo and Juliet.

  • Comprehension Skills

    Episode 3

    Comprehension takes place when there is communication between the author and the reader. At the end of this lesson you will know how to understand texts rather than reading to memorise

  • Dialogue

    Episode 4

    A dialogue is a conversation between two or more people. It is recorded directly from the speaker’s point of view but is not a replication. At the end of this lesson you would know the tips on how to write dialogue which will come in handy during meeting minutes.

  • Sentences

    Episode 5

    A sentence is a set of words that is complete in itself and contains a subject and predicate. At the end of this lesson you will know the 4 types of sentences and that they can convey a statement, question,exclamation or command.

  • Emails

    Episode 6

    Once you enter the world of working you will almost always have to communicate via email in your profession. Its content when written formally is similar to a letter. At the end of this lesson you would have touched on considering the purpose and audience of your email which will decide the kind ...

  • Conjunctions

    Episode 7

    A conjunction is a word used to connect clauses or sentences. At the end of this lesson you will be able to build complex sentences and convey your ideas effectively using a variety of joining words.

  • Conducting research for a literature project

    Episode 8

    Research is all about expanding your own thinking and understanding. At the end of this lesson you will be able to use it as an opportunity to have some fun in learning a bit more any literature topic of interest.

  • Poetry

    Episode 9

    A poem is an arrangement in written form. It creates images by making use of different poetic devices such as figures of speech. By the end of this lesson you will know how to approach poems by breaking down all the lines and analyzing it together.

  • Folklore

    Episode 10

    Folklore is the traditional belief, customs and stories of a community, passed through generations by word of mouth. By the end of this lesson you would have reinforced the elements of storytelling.