Stage 1 Essential English
Stage 1 – Essential English (Year 11)
10 per semester
Does this subject include an exam?
Successful completion of Year 10 English or equivalent.
Students will undertake learning and assessment in the following areas:
Responding to Text Types such as:
Creating Text Types such as:
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.
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.