Essential English A

LevelStage 1
Learning AreaEnglish
SemesterSemester 1
Pre-requisiteNone required
Additional CostsNone
SACE Credits10

Who is this course for?

Students wishing to explore the practical aspects of English, such as communicating personal and social identity, and in vocational environments.

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 Essential English B and Stage 2 Essential English.

What will I learn?

You will read, listen, speak, respond to and compose texts, to establish and maintain connections with familiar and unfamiliar personal, social, cultural and/or vocational contexts.

You may have the opportunity to negotiate tasks which are relevant to your situation. These may include analysing the language of web sites, writing narratives, evaluating and redesigning workplace instructional texts, composing an oral presentation, reviewing a film, creating poetry or lyrics.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed based on:

  • Responding to texts
  • Creating texts

At least one assessment should be an oral or multimodal presentation, and at least one should be in written form.


None required

Last updated: 27 July 2021