English A

SACE Code1ESH10 A
LevelStage 1
Learning AreaEnglish
DurationSemester
SemesterSemester 1
Pre requisiteNone required
Additional CostsNone
SACE Credits10

Who is this course for?

Students who have successfully completed English at Year 10 and possess sound skills in written and spoken English, and high level skills in critical analysis.

NOTE: Completion of this course with C grade or higher meets part of the compulsory literacy component of SACE.

This course leads to Stage 1 English B or Stage 1 English Literary Studies.

What will I learn

You will develop your communication and critical analysis skills by creating and responding to a range of texts, including:

  • Texts – novella, short stories and film
  • Narrative
  • Comparative report writing

You will be provided with some choices in selection of titles of the above text types.

How will I be assessed?

You will demonstrate evidence of your learning through the following:

  • Responding to texts
  • Creating texts
  • Intertextual Study (report)
  • Assessment includes one compulsory oral presentation as required by the SACE Board.

Pre requisite

None required

Last updated: 14 August 2019