Examples of connections


Competence aims after Year 4

  • explore different dictionaries and how they can be used in language learning
  • use digital resources to explore the language and interact with others
  • explore and use the English alphabet and pronunciation patterns in a variety of playing, singing and language-learning activities
  • listen to and understand words and expressions in adapted texts
  • use a number of common small words, polite expressions and simple phrases and sentences to obtain help to understand and be understood
  • participate in conversations on one’s own and others’ needs, feelings, daily life and interests and use conversation rules
  • discover and play with words and expressions that are common to both English and other languages with which the pupil is familiar
  • identify word classes in adapted texts
  • follow simple rules for spelling and syntax
  • read and understand texts with phonetic words and familiar and unfamiliar word images
  • read and understand the meaning of familiar and unfamiliar words, phrases and sentences based on the context in self-chosen texts
  • read and talk about the content of various types of texts, including picture books
  • write simple texts that express thoughts and opinions
  • talk about some aspects of different ways of living, traditions and customs in the English-speaking world and in Norway
  • learn words and phrases and acquire cultural knowledge through English-language literature

Formative assessment