Teacher in Charge: Ms J. CollinsRecommended Prior Learning
To be accepted for this course students must have earned 13 credits from Level 1 English, including at least one external standard, or HOF approval.
Level 2 English - Classic to Contemporary, covers a range of text types and learning activities. The course requires students to write in a range of styles, explore language, and think critically about the communication of ideas in a range of texts, including film. Students will also complete a research project, write in a range of styles, and complete reading and viewing assessments.
Two internal and two external Achievement Standards are offered in this course, with the option of an additional internal standard.
This course provides the opportunity to meet the Literacy requirements for University Entrance as it includes 8 reading credits (with 4 optional reading credits) and 14 writing credits for University Entrance Literacy.
English is a foundational skill, which is of value in any future career. This is particularly true in
people-related jobs such as; social work, health care, journalism, media, education, etc.
English is also useful in support of many other subject areas, and is a prerequisite for a number of courses, both in school and beyond.