English Literary Studies

LevelStage 1
Learning AreaEnglish
SemesterSemester 2
Pre-requisiteSuccessful completion of Stage 1 English A or equivalent is recommended.
Additional CostsNone
SACE Credits10

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for students who are interested in studying English Literary Studies at Stage 2. Students who enjoy a high level of literary analysis of a range of texts are well suited to this course.

It is preferable that students who undertake this course have successfully completed Stage 1 English A or equivalent.

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

What will I learn?

Students will develop their communication, language, and critical literacy skills by creating and responding to a range of texts. These may include:

  • Extended Prose
  • Persuasive Speech
  • Poetry
  • Transformative Text

How will I be assessed?

Students will demonstrate evidence of your learning through the following:

  • Assessment Type 1: Responding to Texts (50%)
  • Assessment Type 2: Creating Texts (25%)
  • Assessment Type 3: Intertextual Study (25%)

For a 10-credit subject, students will provide evidence of their learning through four assessments, with at least one assessment from each assessment type. At least one assessment will be an oral or multimodal presentation, and at least one will be in written form.


Successful completion of Stage 1 English A or equivalent is recommended.

Last updated: 04 August 2022