1. The final lists of recommended books for literature study and prescribed books for Grades 7 to 12 in 2008 are enclosed.
2. The list of books for literature study for Grade 10 learners of 2008 remains the same as the one prescribed for Grade 10 learners of 2006 and 2007. Refer to Circulars 0034/2005 and 0035/2006, dated 04/06/2005 and 22/09/2006 respectively. (See attached Annexure A.)
3. Teachers of Grade 11 learners in 2008 may select literature study books from the WCED booklists for Grade 11 learners, or select any appropriate titles from the lists that the schools received in 2007, through Circular 0060/2006, dated 24/11/2006. (See attached Annexure B.)
4. Attached to this circular are the Grade 12 lists of prescribed books, which will also be examined in Braille to accommodate candidates who are visually impaired. (See attached Annexure C.)
5. Candidates who will be writing the Senior Certificate Examination in May and June 2008 or the National Senior Certificate Examination in November 2008 will be examined on the prescribed books in the lists accompanying this circular. Note that, for all languages, the Grade 12 list of 2008 remains the same as the 2007 one. The list of titles of non-official languages will be availed at a later date, as the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) will compile it.
6. The Department wishes to express its appreciation to all who contributed to the compiling of the lists. Special thanks are due to the prescribed book committees.

DATE: 2007:08:03

Final lists of Literacy Study (English, IsiXhosa, Sesotho, Setswana and Dramatic Arts)  (size: 136 KB)
Finale lyste van Literatuurstudie (Afrikaans, IsiXhosa 3de Taal, Dramatiese Kuns en Spraak en Drama)  (size: 84 KB)
Annexure A  (size: 425 KB)
Annexure B  (size: 125 KB)
Annexure C  (size: 16 KB)