This course requires 2 options.
Teacher in Charge: Ms K. Larsen
English is about developing language skills that help us understand and communicate with the world around us. It also allows students to appreciate the literature, history, and sociology of our world. The English course aims to encourage a wide range of experiences to promote self-awareness and enjoyment.
This is a compulsory course in Year 11. Students will be placed in appropriate classes according to their reading and writing levels.
Approximately 20 credits will be available in each Year 11 English course.
Students will read/watch/listen to a range of texts and critically analyse the connections between them. In the process, students will develop the ability to think critically and improve the fluency of their writing.
Students will develop their understanding of visual language by analysing various aspects of film and/or television. In the process, students will develop the ability to think critically and improve the fluency of their writing.
Students will also read, and respond to independently selected texts, which will strengthen their reading skills.
Students will learn how to understand and analyse unfamiliar written texts. This will enable them to better understand the written texts that they encounter in day-to-day life; it will also improve their literacy skills in general.
Additionally, students will develop their grasp of verbal language, or learn how to write creatively.
Revision of external standard 1.1: show understanding of unfamiliar texts.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Course endorsement provides recognition for a student who has performed exceptionally well in an individual course.
Students will gain an endorsement for a course if, in a single school year, they achieve:
* 14 or more credits at Merit or Excellence, and
* at least 3 of these credits from externally assessed standards and 3 credits from internally assessed standards.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
For a full list of UE approved subjects, go here:
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.
Term: 1, Week: 10
Term: 4, Week: 6
Term: 1, Week: 6
Term: 3, Week: 10
Term: 2, Week: 10
Term: 2, Week: 5
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