YEAR 7 AND 8 English/English as a Second Language
In year 7 & 8 the skills of reading and viewing, writing, speaking and listening are developed. Students are exposed to a range of texts and supported in developing an understanding of the way texts are produced and the role of the audience in constructing meaning. Students are supported so that they can further develop their skills to write correctly, expressively and with detail. Oral work is an important part of the English program, with students being encouraged to express their own ideas appropriately and with confidence.
YEAR 9 ENGLISH
Course overview: The course involves the study of various texts and their contexts, enhancing language control and employing a range of learning strategies. There is an emphasis on developing critical evaluation skills and effective multimodal communication.