Essential English Applied Senior Syllabus 2019: Overview
About Essential English
Essential English develops and refines students’ understanding of language, literature and literacy to enable them to interact confidently and effectively with others in everyday, community and social contexts.
Contributes to ATAR
Internal assessment (100%)
Up to 4
Only 1 may contribute when combined with 4 General subjects
What will students learn?
In studying Essential English, students will learn about:
language that works
texts and human experiences
language that influences
representations and popular culture texts.
How will students be assessed?
Students will complete the following assessments:
extended response — spoken/signed response
common internal assessment
extended response — multimodal response
extended response — written response.
Where can Essential English lead?
Studying Essential English supports:
lifelong learning across a wide range of contexts.