The learners develop and practise:

  • Listening and speaking skills

    − Action rhymes and songs, games

    − Listening to a story

    − Questions and discussion

  • Oral vocabulary and word recognition skills around the theme of “Me”
  • Shared reading skills using the Big Book 1 Mbali and Phila
  • Writing skills – complete Activity Sheet 1: This is me
  • Integrated language skills (listening, speaking, reading, comprehension and writing)


  • Big Book – Mbali and Phila
  • Flashcards and Sentence cards
  • Cardboard cut outs (recycled cardboard)
  • Audio recordings – text and flashcards
  • Photocopies of Activity Sheet 1
  • Stationery

The materials can be downloaded below.

External links