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Stage 1 Essential English

Stage 1 – Essential English (Year 11)


SACE Credits


10 per semester

Does this subject include an exam?


No

Prerequisite(s)


Successful completion of Year 10 English or equivalent.

Course Content


Students will undertake learning and assessment in the following areas:

Responding to Text Types such as:

Film
Website
Advertisement
Short Story
Creating Text Types such as:

Narrative
Workplace text
Descriptive writing
Informative text


Learning Requirements


In this subject, students are expected to:

develop communication skills through reading, viewing, writing, listening, and speaking
comprehend information, ideas, and perspectives in texts selected from social, cultural, community, workplace, and/or imagined contexts
identify and analyse how the structure and language of texts varies for different purposes, audiences, and contexts
express information, ideas, and perspectives using a range of textual conventions
create oral, written, and/or multimodal texts appropriate for purpose and audience in real and/or imagined contexts.


Pathways


Students can study Essential English at Stage 2 level. Essential English is a useful preparation for all courses, especially Arts and Humanities at tertiary level and for TAFE studies, as well as providing preparation for effective communication in the workplace.

Learn more about SACE STAGE ONE

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