In the Preliminary English (Studies) course, students will develop their proficiency in English to enhance their personal, social and vocational lives through interacting with a variety of texts that includes Prose fiction, film and multimedia, as well as Australian and workplace texts. In the HSC English (Studies) course, students further strengthen their knowledge by exploring ideas and values in texts in order to become flexible and critical thinkers. The course encourages students to extend their skills through individual, collaborative and reflective learning.
Main Topics Covered
Preliminary Course – This course has ONE mandatory module and two elective modules
The objectives are that students will respond to and analyse various forms of texts; develops skills in reading, listening and viewing and in writing, speaking and representing; develop language skills for a range of purposes, audiences and contexts; and develops skills in planning and working independently and collaboratively.
HSC Course – This course has ONE mandatory module and three elective modules
Particular Course Requirements
In the Preliminary and HSC English Studies Course students are required to: