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English focuses on the study of both literary texts and non-literary texts, developing students as independent, innovative and creative learners and thinkers who appreciate the aesthetic use of language, analyse perspectives and evidence, and challenge ideas and interpretations through the analysis and creation of varied texts.
What will students learn?
In studying English, students will learn about:
•perspectives and texts
•texts and culture
•textual connections
•close study of literary texts.
How will students be assessed?
Students will complete the following assessments:
•extended response — written response for a public audience (25%)
•extended response — persuasive spoken response (25%)
•extended response — imaginative written response (25%)
•examination — analytical written response (25%).