English (Units 1 & 2) General

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Course Code:
GEENG
Pathway:
General Pathway
Pre-requisites:
The attainment of a C grade or better in Year 10 English.
Course Description:
The English General course focuses on consolidating and refining the skills and knowledge needed by students to become competent, confident and engaged users of English in everyday, community, social, further education, training and workplace contexts. The course is designed to provide students with the skills to succeed in a wide range of post-secondary pathways by developing their language, literacy and literary skills.  Students comprehend, analyse, interpret, evaluate and create analytical, imaginative, interpretive and persuasive texts in a range of written, oral, multimodal and digital forms.
Course Assessment:
Responding 40-60%
Creating 40-60%
Note – A detailed assessment outline will be provided to students at the commencement of the course.
Further Study:
Year 12 English (Units 3 & 4) GENERAL
Additional Information:
In the English General course, although literary texts remain an important component of the course, the primary focus is on the development and demonstration of literacy and language skills in everyday, social and community contexts.