English A and B

SACE Stage 1

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English A and B

English

SACE Stage 1

10 or 20 credits


This course focuses on creating and responding to texts to understand how people use language to make meaning.

Course Content
Assessment
Further Info
Overview
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
  • comparing texts of similar or different text types and analysing their ideas, perspectives and/or use of techniques.

Pathways

Responding to Texts 50%
Creating Texts 20%
Intertextual Study 30%

Delivery

This course is designed for students from an English speaking background, who wish to explore a range of contemporary texts and develop skills in creating texts.