Essential English B

LevelStage 1
Learning AreaEnglish
SemesterSemester 2
Pre-requisiteNone required
Additional CostsNone
SACE Credits10

Who is this course for?

Students interested in exploring the everyday use of English, including informal and formal communication, visual and written texts, and text creation.

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

This course leads to Stage 2 Essential English.

What will I learn?

You will create and respond to texts for a range of personal, social, cultural and community contexts.

You will have the opportunity to explore a range of text types across four tasks. These may include analysing language in a variety of forms, writing narratives or recounts, evaluating workplace instructional texts, composing an oral presentation, reviewing a film, and creating poetry or lyrics.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be based on:

  • Responding to texts
  • Creating texts

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


None required



Last updated: 02 August 2022