First instrument 100

Module code MEI 100
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

*Closed – requires departmental selection. Technical work, recital pieces, sight reading.

An overview of the theories on the teaching of African languages as home, first or second additional languages. The implication of OBE for the teaching of African languages. Emphasis is placed on the importance of the usage and development of relevant terminology.
It is an academic requirement either for students whose First Instrument is an orchestral instrument, to play in the UP Symphony Orchestra, and for those who cannot be accommodated in the Orchestra, or who do not audition successfully for inclusion in the Orchestra ,to play in other ensembles as determined by the Music Department. Students will have to play two excerpts (selected by the conductor) during the June and November examination periods as part of their repertoire for the examination, and this will count 10% of the final mark. An 80% attendance of orchestral rehearsals is also expected, and students should be available for the concerts of the Orchestra and ensembles.

Module credits 24.00
Prerequisites Admission into relevant programme
Contact time 1 practical per week
Language of tuition Double Medium
Academic organisation Music
Period of presentation Year

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