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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Facilitate an additional language at ABET levels 1 and 2 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
7393  Facilitate an additional language at ABET levels 1 and 2 
ORIGINATOR
SGB ABET Educators 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 05 - Education, Training and Development Adult Learning 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04  16 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to teach an additional language at ABET levels 1 and 2, to learners who have demonstrated literacy competence in mother-tongue at ABET level 2. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Apply the requirements of the unit standards. 
OUTCOME NOTES 
Apply the requirements of the unit standards for ABET Levels 1 and 2 Communications to teaching an additional language. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Knowledge and skills required by learners in terms of unit standards for Communications at ABET Levels 1 and 2 are described. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Unit standards for Communications at ABET Levels 1 and 2 are used to plan and facilitate learning. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Learners' performance can be described in relation to the ABET levels and outcomes. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Exemplars of learners' work in the target language are identified as being at ABET Level 1, 2 or above. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Differences between the processes used in additional language teaching and in mother-tongue literacy teaching, to enable learners to achieve the outcomes stated in the unit standards, are explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. The role of competence in mother-tongue literacy in assisting learners to learn an additional language is explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. The influence of learners' mother-tongues in common errors made in the target language can be explained. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Provide opportunities for learners to use language communicatively and critically. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. All learners are given opportunities to express themselves and practise the target language. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Language elements (e.g. vocabulary, grammar, spelling) are taught within a meaningful, real-life context. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Language elements taught (e.g. vocabulary, grammar, spelling) are useful for everyday interaction in the target language. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Speaking, listening, reading and writing activities are integrated and reinforce one another. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. A variety of language teaching techniques (e.g. role-plays, dialogues, reading comprehension tasks, vocabulary building games, drills) is used. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Learners' understanding of new language is supported by the use of teaching aids (e.g. pictures). 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Meaningful communication by learners is acknowledged, even if linguistic errors are made. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8. Learners are encouraged to express personal opinions and critical viewpoints in the target language. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
9. Language learnt in previous lessons is reinforced and recycled. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Reinforce prior learning about literacy from mother-tongue. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Use of mother-tongue languages by learners is permitted during the learning event where it enhances learning and increases understanding. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Application of reading strategies acquired in mother tongue is discussed with reference to the target language.
(e.g. word attack skills, recognition of spelling patterns, guessing from context, using picture and layout clues, skimming, scanning, prediction and personal interpretation) 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Application of writing strategies acquired in mother tongue is discussed with reference to the target language
(e.g. planning written work, structuring, drafting and self-checking). 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Critical responses to text are elicited from learners (e.g. identifying purpose, distinguishing fact from opinion). 



Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identifying and solving problems in which responses display those responsible decisions, using critical and creative thinking have been made. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Working effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation, or community. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Organising and managing oneself and one's actions responsibly and effectively. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
Collecting, analysing, organising and critically evaluating information. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Communicating effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
Demonstrating and understanding of the world as a set of related system by recognising that problem solving contexts do not exist in isolation. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
Contributing to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of the society at large, by making it the underlying intention of any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of:
(i) reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively;
(ii) participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities;
(iii) being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts;
(iv) exploring education and career opportunities; and
(v) developing entrepreneurial opportunities. 

REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
  ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
Elective  20838   National Certificate: ABET Practice  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
Elective  20159   National Diploma: ABET Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 


PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
 
1. African Learning & Development Academy (Pty) Ltd (ALDA) 
2. Amaqamu Project Management and Consulting 
3. ATS Institute 
4. Beam Sun Projects Training Centre International 
5. BOTSHO BOTLE RESOURCES 
6. CURMO Designs (Pty) Ltd Co 
7. D M Management and Consulting 
8. Faranang Marketing 
9. Funda Africa Academy (Pty) Ltd 
10. Hlengana Sibiya Training and Associates cc 
11. Igugu Training and Investments 
12. KITSO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
13. Letlhabile Institute Of Management and Training 
14. Libizona Training Centre 
15. M Power Learning and Development 
16. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
17. MVIMBI BUSINESS ENTERPRISE 
18. MWG Logistical Services 
19. Nkinane Training Institute and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
20. Nomoyi Skills Development 
21. Ntevho-Ketso Training and Recruitement Consultancy cc 
22. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
23. Project Literacy 
24. Regenesys Management (Pty) Ltd 
25. Resonance Institue of Learning 
26. SEOPOSENGOE TRAINING CONSULTANCY CC 
27. Siragelaphambili Abet Skills Development 
28. T Mabuya & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
29. The Fundamentals Training Centre 
30. Thuto Botshabelo Training Academy 
31. Tinissa Trading 29 PTY Ltd 
32. Triple E Training Holdings 
33. Tshirologo Disability Training Services(Pty) Ltd 
34. Ungaphelamandla Consultancy Private College (PTY) LTD 
35. World Wide Education Providers(Pty)Ltd 



All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.