English Literary Studies A and B

SACE Stage 1

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English Literary Studies A and B


SACE Stage 1

10 or 20 credits

This course provides a critical study of literary texts. This focus enables students to refine their understanding of the effects of language, conventions and the creative process.

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In this course students will:

  • be challenged with a range of ideas
  • examine how authors compose texts
  • experiment with language and text types
  • explore new types of texts including novels, plays and poetry
  • identify and interpret texts and draw connections between them
  • develop a critical perspective on texts


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


This course is designed for students from an English speaking background with a strong interest in literature and creating texts.