Grade 1 MACEDONIAN LANGUAGE
Students in the first grade start with Macedonian Cyrillic alphabet – reading and writing (print), basic knowledge of grammatical rules and some punctuation characters. Depending on the children’s personal development in the course of the year, they are also taught how to distinguish between the Cyrillic and Latin alphabet. Stories/poems (lectures) are included in each of the sections. As the students progress, grammatical concepts are introduced and reinforced along with analysis of Macedonian literary works.
Grade 2 MACEDONIAN LANGUAGE
In second grade, students continue studying basic grammar and literature concepts, while strengthening their reading/writing/organization skills. They are encouraged to start writing sentences as well as read books which are part of the Macedonian state schools reading lists. Students also begin doing book reviews, orally and as written creative texts.
Grade 3 MACEDONIAN LANGUAGE
In the third grade, students advance their knowledge of grammar, and start learning more complex methods of expression in their writing texts. They continue reading books from the suggested reading list as part of the course and other types of texts such as non-fiction are included.
Grade 4 MACEDONIAN LANGUAGE
In the fourth grade, students are focused on studying grammar in more detail and they also enrich and build up their vocabulary. Students start exploring and writing different types of texts supported by our core curriculum. In fourth grade, they also study basic rules of orthography and pronunciation as essential part of the course.
Grade 5 MACEDONIAN LANGUAGE
The fifth grade course encompasses a more complex view of grammar and some specific rules, use of build-up vocabulary, ability to write creative texts, and ability to understand larger and more complex books. They enrich their writing skills and further develop their ability to write in different genres.