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 is for students who enjoy studying, and are reasonably confident in, the skills required to study English at a senior level. Students will be exposed to film and novels, and will be given the opportunity to express their creativity through the production of high-quality short film and narratives. Students will also have the opportunity to attend theatre productions or other relevant literary events.

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 20%
Intertextual Study 30%

Further Info

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