English A

SACE Stage 1

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English A

English

SACE Stage 1

10 credits


This course is intended for all English students. It is intentially structured with choice and variations to cater for all levels of ability. Students have the opportunity to discover their strengths and interests, which will help them decide which version of English they will choose for semester 2.

Course Content
Assessment
Further Info
Course Content
The following areas of study are covered:

  • creating and responding to a range of texts such as television mini-series, films, short stories, poems, song lyrics and other media texts
  • exploring the relationship between people including the writer and audience
  • exploring the relationship between purpose and the language used to make meaning
  • understanding the conventions typically used in a variety of texts to convey key ideas

Assessment

Responding to Texts 50%
Creating Texts 50%

Further Info

This course is designed for students from an English speaking background.

This course is offered in Semester 1.