English Foundation

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The English Foundation course aims to develop students’ skills in reading, writing, viewing, speaking and listening in work, learning, community and everyday personal contexts. This course is for students who have not demonstrated the literacy standard in the OLNA. Such development involves an improvement in English literacy, where literacy is defined broadly to include reading ability, verbal or spoken literacy, the literacy involved in writing, and visual literacy. Students undertaking this course will develop skills in the use of functional language conventions, including spelling, punctuation and grammar. Good literacy skills are required for comprehending and producing texts; for communicating effectively in a learning or working environment, or within a community; or for self-reflection; and for establishing one’s sense of individual worth.

This course is organised into a Year 11 syllabus and a Year 12 syllabus.

  • Syllabus and other SCSA documentation can be found HERE

As well as studying books, films and feature articles, we also work on practical things for everyday life such as literacy for the workplace and for safety. We do reading, viewing, writing and speaking for our assessments and it is a very enjoyable course.

Alexandria Munro Class of 2019

Year 12 English Foundation

To access the syllabus for this subject please click HERE.

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