Listening Comprehensions – Grades 8-12 – HL

This title contains 10 audio readings of listening comprehensions, two per grade (8-12). Content is aligned with CAPS requirements. The disc also includes audio readings of the questions and printable questions and answers for the teacher’s file.


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English Home Language – Listening Comprehensions – Grade 8-12 (CD-ROM)

1. Sample video

2. List of listening comprehensions

Grade 12

  • Durban Girls’ Point of No Return – adapted from an article by Swapna Prabhakaran
  • The Elephant Whisperer- an account by Lawrence Anthony and Graham Spence

Grade 11

  • Mao’s Last Dancer – an extract from Li Cunxin’s autobiography
  • Amy Winehouse:  A tragedy in life and death – adapted from an article by Jan Moir

Grade 10

  • Down Second Avenue – an extract from Es’kia Mphahlele’s  autobiography
  • Rootin for Rastas – an article on Rastafarianism

Grade 9

  • A Visit to the Doctor – an extract from Boy by Roald Dahl
  • Dancing with Dolphins – an extract from Metrobeat newspaper

Grade 8

  • Jock of the Bushveld – an extract from the novel by Percy Fitzpatrick
  • Tastes of the Township – an article by Sithabile Kwela


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