LevelStage 2
Learning AreaEnglish
SemesterFull Year
Pre-requisiteNone. Successful completion of Stage 1 English is recommended.
Additional CostsNone
SACE Credits20

Who is this course for?

Students wanting to develop their oral and written communication skills for a range of audiences and purposes. This subject cultivates an appreciation and understanding of a range of texts, and the ability to respond to these in a variety of forms.

What will I learn?

The course is divided into three areas:

  1. Responding to Texts: Students produce three responses to shared texts including a novel, a film, and media texts. One of these texts is an oral or multimodal response.

  2. Creating Texts: Students produce examples of three different forms of writing with an accompanying writer's statement.

  3. Comparative Analysis: Students complete a written comparative analysis of two independent texts.

How will I be assessed?

School Assessment: 70%

  • Assessment Type 1: Responding to Texts (30%)
  • Assessment Type 2: Creating Texts (40%)

External Assessment: 30%

  • Assessment Type 3: Comparative Analysis - (30%)

Students who complete 20 credits of Stage 2 English with a C– grade or better will meet the literacy requirement of the SACE.


None. Successful completion of Stage 1 English is recommended.

Last updated: 26 July 2023