Essential Literacy B

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

Who is this course for?

This subject is for students not intending to study English at Stage 2. It provides opportunities to develop skills in literacy and understanding familiar and unfamiliar text types that students encounter in life after schooling.

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

What will I learn?

You will read, listen, speak, respond to and compose texts, to develop communication skills in familiar and unfamiliar personal, social, cultural and vocational contexts.

You will have opportunities to choose from a range of topics and tasks that support your specific social, vocational and literacy needs.

How will I be assessed?

You will demonstrate evidence of your learning through the following:

  • Responding to texts
  • Creating texts

For a 10-credit subject, students should provide evidence of their learning through four assessments, with at least one assessment from each assessment type. 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