Develop lifelong learners who will be able to use language for learning in other areas of learning. Apply the communicative approach in teaching a home language or second language to Grade 4 to 9 learners. Plan, design and teach listening, reading, speaking, writing; and present language use and language structure lessons, and lessons based on the CAPS for Grade 4 to 9 for teaching home languages and additional languages. Promote communication in the home language and additional languages. Assess learners’ work by making use of a variety of assessment methods and assessment rubrics.