English A

LevelStage 1
Learning AreaEnglish
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 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
  • Assessment includes one compulsory oral or multimodal presentation as required by the SACE Board.


None required

Last updated: 27 July 2021